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Panama: The 2.5 Year Mark “Discovering rhythm and flow”

Two and half years ago, I moved to Panama from Florida. In search of a change of scenery and a new adventure. I barely knew any Spanish and still don’t know much to this day.

But I’m not letting it hold me back.

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Has Your Business Got An Intercom Yet?

In the 1850s French inventor/magician Jean Eugene Robert-Houdin developed the first intercom device so he could communicate with visitors to his home in an efficient and personal way.

Today, I would like to share with you my review of a new startup with the same namesake that creates the opportunity for us to interact with our customers in the same way.

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Not All Love Is Created Equal (…WAIT… WHAT!?)

“The way of the miracle-worker is to see all human behavior as one of two things: either love, or a call for love.” –Marianne Williamson

The 5 Love Languages1 is a book that reveals that we each feel love in different way. Problems arise, when people don’t speak the same love language. Because they could both be screaming “I love you” at the top of their lungs and not understand a word the other is saying.

  1. Do you want to discover your Love Language profile? The author of the book (Gary Chapman) has a free test on his website.

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One Billionaire. One Day. One Routine.

There’s a pattern among wealthy people “They work less and play more.”

I’m not saying there aren’t stages where life isn’t a grind. Hard work has its place and when you need to roll-up your sleeves, like Nike so accurately says “Just do it!” But, there comes a time when hard work isn’t smart work anymore.

Discover what the day-to-day of smart work looks like by watching the video below.

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My 3 Biggest Challenges Living In Panama

After spending several years in the United States, I made the decision to relocate to Panama (and published a post shortly after arriving).

I moved for a variety of reasons, the most succinct being “in search of a better quality of life.”

Many of you kindly wrote to me with words of encouragement, asking me to keep you posted and now that I’ve got the lay of the land, I’m writing this update to respond to that request.

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So, This Man Shoves a Gun in My Face…

Out of nowhere, this man pulls a gun and shoves it into my face.

He looks at me with menacing eyes.

A shiver runs up my spine letting me know I’m a hair trigger away from death.

I have absolutely no idea how this happened.

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ThriveThemes: My Favorite WordPress Themes

I’ve been blogging since 2008. I’ve personally written around 350 blog posts.

While I can’t tell you precisely how much money I’ve generated, there is barely a day that goes by that I don’t have a conversation with a current client that says:

“I’ve read such and such post on your blog…”.

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Logitech Webcam vs Prosumer Camera with a Shotgun Mic and Ring Light

I’ve added some new equipment to my video production toolbox. In this video, I’ll show you video created using my new equipment vs my niffy little Logitech C920 webcam.

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Why I Relocated to Panama

I grew up in England. In 99, I moved to the United States. Mid-2013, I relocated to Panama.

Panama was, for the most part, a leap of faith based on what I read online:

  • Lower cost of living while being able to maintain the same lifestyle
  • Beautiful beachfront condos at half the price of Sarasota
  • Lower taxes

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Bitcoin: Should You Get Onboard?

Bitcoin is form of currency – a decentralized global digital currency.

A Bitcoin is brought into existence by mining, using computers.

The easiest way to acquire Bitcoins is by exchanging Dollars, Euros, et cetera for Bitcoins.

The network is set to limit the total number of Bitcoins that can be created.

The value of Bitcoin is not set by a government, the value is set by what people are willing to pay for it.

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Will Franco AKA Flywheel

Without These 5 Skills – You Are Up the Creek Without a Paddle!

We are being bombarded by other people’s (and the powers that be) perceptions, beliefs, and attitudes all day, every day. We are being pulled in several different directions, all at the same time. There is a tug of war going on and we are the rope!

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Logitech C920 Webcam

My Video Email Toolbox

Here is a list of the tools I am using to send video emails with jiveSYSTEMS.


To get started you can use your computer’s built-in webcam, if it has one.

The next step up is an external USB webcam. In my tests, Logitech’s produced superior picture and sound quality. Windows users grab the C920. Mac users grab the C910. Both webcams respectively cost around $80.

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