Gerry Mendoza

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How to start a business in 10 days

With an executive staffing venture about to open, a business loan from the in-laws gnawing at her conscience and a new baby to care for, Michelle Fish was already feeling the pressure. But what really pushed her over the edge was an unexpected communiqué from the IRS demanding immediate payment of …

Three tips for building a stronger network

As any entrepreneur will tell you, there are few things in the world of business that are more valuable than a great network. After all, you're only as strong as your weakest link. And when it comes time to start a new enterprise, expand a company, raise funds or even find a co-founder, you'll be …

Networking

Google's New Chicago Home Isn't More Transit-Friendly, But It Is More Highway-Friendly

Los Angeles moves forward with proposal for free citywide broadband

Los Angeles has been knocking about the idea of free citywide WiFi for several months, but now those thoughts have coalesced into something more concrete. Today, the Los Angeles City Council has unanimously decided to draft a RFP (or request for proposals) for businesses interested in developing …

Google Opinion Rewards pays you in Play Store credit to take surveys

Answer a question, pay for that in-app purchase in Candy Crush<p>The Google Opinion Rewards app has just launched in the Play Store, and it may be a …

Android News

Explore Barcelona Through These 24,000 Photos (Timelapse)

As travel photography becomes increasingly popular among photographers, we are seeing an insurgence of people wanting to take their photography to …

Photography

What to Do When an Online Community Starts to Fail

Success breeds success online. Indeed, if there is one maxim that dominates the fate of digital communities it is that of network effects — the more users participating in a community, the more valuable it will be to new users. As networks like Twitter and Facebook scale, their advantage over …

Communications, Media and Technology Consulting Services

What's trending<p>What we do<p>Companies in Communications, Media & Technology make digital possible:<p>They shape ones and zeros into creations that …

Accenture

Emotional Agility

Sixteen thousand—that’s how many words we speak, on average, each day. So imagine how many unspoken ones course through our minds. Most of them are not facts but evaluations and judgments entwined with emotions—some positive and helpful (<i>I’ve worked hard and I can ace this presentation; This issue</i> …

Case Study: The Costs and Benefits of a Strong Culture

“How long is this list of escapees?” Kumar Chandra asked as he pointed at the slide on the screen. He was the head of operations at Parivar, a midsize Chennai-based IT services company.<p>Everyone in the room chuckled, except for Indira Pandit, vice president of HR. Nearly 100 employees had given …

SUV Luggage Rack Tent

Ever wished you could just set up camp instantly anywhere you can drive to? You can with the ARB Simpson III Rooftop Tent. This tent unfolds in just …

Luggage

Newton Milk and Sugar Set Keeps Your Sugar Level

Usually when one talks about their sugar level, they are talking about inside their body not on the kitchen table. But the Newton Milk & Sugar Set …

Kitchen Gadgets

The Art Of Accidental Networking

Russell Henry, 35, dreamed of a career in IT, but he didn’t have a college degree or the appropriate job experience. By day he worked as a manager at a local theater, and, in his free time, he spent hours tinkering with computers as a hobby.<p>“I enjoyed the technical and problem-solving aspects of …

Special Toronto city council meeting extended

After a special council meeting on Toronto's ice storm stretched past its first day and threatened to go into the weekend, a frustrated Mayor Rob Ford accused fellow councillors of "grandstanding" and extending the debate to play politics.<p>"I've never seen a debate go on longer than this," Mr. Ford …

How best to draw income from your retirement savings

Investing for retirement isn't easy. But it can pale in comparison to dealing with investments once you have reached the magic date. Not only do retirees still have to manage their money, they must ensure they don't outlive it as well.<p>They have to draw income, too, often from multiple sources, each …

Are robotic smart machines behind the jobless recovery?

Two new studies say robots are coming to take (Canadian) jobs<p>I bet you think your job could never be done by a robot. "Not in my lifetime," Mark …

A Street Photographer’s Unwavering Determination

Street photographer Flo Fox was born blind in one eye. As she approached the age of thirty, the vision in her other eye became fuzzy. And later she …

Greenwich Village

An Open Letter to the Person Who Stole My Camera…

Dear clever person who stole my camera from the Barcelona train station — yes, you are oh so clever. I must say, I read about your ilk in all the …

6 Features of a Successful Photography Website

In a piece I wrote a short while ago about some of the myths concerning professional photography, one of the flagrant fictions included the following:<p>…

How to Use Bulb Mode on a Camera

There is a special setting on all DSLR cameras that allows the photographer to go beyond the longest automatic shutter speed setting of 30 seconds. …

Landscape Photography

4 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Amplify Content On LinkedIn

LinkedIn launched in 2003 as the social network of choice for professionals, and as a landmark of sorts for those who wanted an online space for …

Canon EOS 70D Review

Canon EOS 70D Review Verdict Quality: I was blown away by the quality of this camera's images; they super sharp and the coloration was dead accurate.

Cameras

How to Retouch Shiny Skin in Portraits: Photoshop Tutorial

It’s becoming common practice to retouch the imperfections and blemishes that are found on everyone’s faces and skin. However, it’s sometimes easy to …

Tutorials

Hey, I Need to Know what ISO Means — I’m Shooting a Wedding in an Hour

I grew up without the Internet.<p>When I was young and starting out in the business, I had no Internet, although I did have a computer. It was an Apple …

The 5 Steps to Figuring Out Your Target Audience

In our newest guide, 2013 Survey: What Buyers Want From Photographers, we collect the opinions from hundreds of art buyer’s and compile them into one …

5 Unconventional Ways to Improve Your Photography

Photography books, schools, websites, and even your local camera clubs are your main source of help when it comes to improving your craft. There is a …

Landscape Photography

Matching the Production Style to the Image - High Energy Means High Contrast

Introduction The Following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Preset System v5 and accompanying workshop from the Lightroom Workshop …

Tutorials