Category: Along The Way

A Traveler’s Life: Tools, Travel & Knowledge For The Business Travel Lifestyle: for the road warrior, the jet-setter, and even the leisurely rambler.

02 Aug

It’s Official: My Latest Business Book On Nearshore Site Selection Is An Amazon Bestseller! THANK YOU

The Bahamas deserves close consideration for specialty & high value BPO and nearshore service delivery site selection, as well as consideration by remote worker professionals, digital nomads, and lifestyle entrepreneurs....

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28 Jul

Two New Books I’ve Edited Have Been Published: Intelligent Automation + Nearshore Site Selection

Though I had a mishap that set me back a few weeks, I want to share 2 of my latest works covering Intelligent Automation & Nearshore site selection!

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07 Oct

SoundPEATS Sonic Wireless Earbuds May Be The Best In-Ear Bluetooth Headphones Yet

Most of you know that I am already a fan of Soundpeats Bluetooth headsets, having had several pair of their wired and earbud models. My most recent pair are...

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03 Oct

Under $30 Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds? Dudios! Yes Please!

Most of you know that I am already a fan of Soundpeats Bluetooth headsets, but as Eastern sages remind us, “all things are temporary”—especially headphones. I had two sets...

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02 Oct

The Viva Effect: How A Scrappy 3-Plane Startup Discombobulated The Latin American Airline Sector

I highly recommend this book if you are interested in Colombia, Commercial Aviation (especially the new low-cost model pioneered by Ryanair & Southwest), entrepreneurship—especially outside of the tech/software sector,...

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02 Oct

I feel I finally understand who Rockefeller was

Rockefeller was a complex person, who was amazingly generous and amazingly stingy at the same time. He was in some ways progressive (for his time) and reactionary at the...

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02 Oct

Jordan B. Peterson Offers Wise Advice For Life, But Take It Directly From Him & Avoid The Hijackers

There is nothing remotely controversial in the book, just great observation from a mix of Dr. Peterson's own personal and professional experience as a clinical psychologist in Canada and...

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02 Oct

Short, Profound & Deeply Moving: Man’s Search For Meaning

Dr. Frankl first explains his experiences, and then what he was able to take from them and formulate into an intellectual and therapeutic framework, with many examples from life...

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02 Oct

A Great Introduction To Jung’s Thought, Work & Life

This to my knowledge was the only English-language survey of Jung's work approved by the professor in his lifetime. I am glad I read it, I have a...

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30 May

Serengeti Makes Some Of The Best Sunglasses On Earth. Is Their Future In Doubt?

I strongly believe that my consistent usage of Serengeti sunglasses for almost all of my adult life is the reason why in my 50s I need neither reading or...

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20 May

Ignore Your Customers And They’ll Go Away

I just finished a great new book by Customer Experience expert Micah Solomon called Ignore Your Customers (And They’ll Go Away): The Simple Playbook for Delivering the Ultimate Customer...

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19 May

Atlas Ocean Voyages Sets Fall 2020 Caribbean & South American Itineraries

Atlas Ocean Voyages today announced that the Luxe-Adventure Expedition Cruise brand is augmenting its inaugural-year offerings with four new Transatlantic, Caribbean and South America itineraries in October and November 2021.

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17 May

DJI Launches Flagship Commercial / Industrial Drone With New Camera Platform

DJI introduces new Matrice 300 RTK and Zenmuse H20 Series drones to extend Airborne Intelligence to a New Generation of Work Ready to Embrace Digitalization and AI

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30 Apr

What might happen to Avianca? Will Copa purchase the Airline?

Avianca's CEO is seeking a government bailout, but that would save primarily foreign investors. What will happen to the airline? Could there be a savior on approach? Would a...

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28 Apr

Necessary Toys: Does the DJI Mavic Air 2 Mean It’s Time To Break Down And Buy A Drone?

Up until now I have resisted drones. I saw them at first as toys. Later I realized that they had practical uses but “weren’t for me.” Now I realize...

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22 Apr

Conrad Cartagena – Colombia FInally Gets A 5-Star Golf Resort

Right before Colombia & most of the rest of the world went into lockdown due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic, I had the opportunity to briefly visit the Conrad...

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27 Mar

3+ Great Reads / Listens While You’re Contemplating The Pandemic

Here are a few book recommendations to read or listen to while you have downtime during the Coronavirus pandemic. These are some of my personal favorites that I think...

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12 Mar

10 ways to move business development forward this spring amidst travel cancellations & contagion fears.

My upcoming events just got cancelled, what about yours? Here are some things we can do instead

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09 Feb

The Cali Marriott Is A Sensible Albeit Pricy Business Travel Option

I had the occasion to stay recently at the Marriott in Cali, Colombia. A business hotel popular for events, and the designated hotel for multiple airlines’ staff travel. I...

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09 Feb

JetBlue Enhances Americas Connectivity With New Routes Between NY & Guyana, Guadeloupe, Guatemala City

US Low Cost Carrier (LCC) JetBlue has begun flights between New York's JFK and the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe. In April, the airline begins flights between JFK and...

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08 Feb

I Flew Ultra Low Cost Carrier Viva Air From Medellín To Cali, Colombia. Here’s How It Went

Viva Air is an option worth considering for Colombian domestic and regional travel.

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25 Jan

The Last Reason To Fly Avianca Just Crashed & Burned

Avianca once had sterling service. But now, suffering from bad credit and embroiled in drama, they seem to be taking out their frustration on customers. They can’t compete on...

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22 Jan

The Rum Renaissance Festival In Miami Continues In Its 12th Year, Honoring The Literal Spirit Of The Caribbean

The 12th annual Miami Rum Renaissance Festival continues the tradition with a two day grand tasting event in Coral Gables on May 15 and 16, 2020 and I hope...

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04 Jan

Soundpeats May Be The Best Bluetooth Headphones You Have Never Heard Of

They were very inexpensive, I thought that there was no way they could be very good. I ordered two pair. I was surprised. They are great. The sound quality...

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04 Jan

Hernando De Soto’s “The Mystery of Capital” Answers Why Markets Seem to Work in Some Places But Not Others

Much of Latin America is essentially where we were 120 or so years ago according to his research. Mr. DeSoto's point is that there is nothing wrong with Capitalism,...

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30 Dec

Branding Is Dead, At Least That’s What Ex Saatchi Chairman Kevin Roberts Tells Me In Our Recent Chat

I was fortunate enough to catch up with Kevin Roberts when he was in Colombia for the WOBI World Leadership Forum last month. Kevin is the former Chairman of...

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29 Dec

Considering doing business in Latin America or the Caribbean?

Leverage the expertise & on-the-ground experience of Loren Moss to ensure a successful mission! The publisher of Finance Colombia, Finance TnT and other business journals, Loren Moss, backed by...

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16 Dec

The Cuisinart HM-70 is the “Maserati of Mixers”

This mixer is great! I can’t think of anything to do to improve upon it other than make it free or include beer in the box. Its 7 speeds...

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31 Oct

Dan Carlin’s First Book Is An Enjoyable Tour Through The Collapse of History

Dan Carlin’s eagerly anticipated first book “The End is Always Near” doesn’t disappoint. In his freshman treatise, the journalist offers us a loosely threaded anthology of essays on past...

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30 Apr

Opteka Flash: An Example Of Defective Design. Beware!

I needed a compact flash for my Canon 5D. I have a full size flash but often it is too heavy and unwieldy and I needed to have a...

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