Perspective is Never Lost in Translation

After almost two years of proving to the company bosses what all my school teachers found out the hard way – namely that I was really good at talking with people – I was eagerly awaiting the opportunity to prove I could take these skills to the next level. Despite record-breaking sales results, there was … Read more

Opportunity Knocks

Determined to dig my way out of the ditches, I had been keeping my eyes open for other career opportunities. I mean, I was now 19, I had a solid nine months of real-world experience, I figured I was definitely ready for the jump to a big-time gig. (Impatient? Unrealistic? Not me…) 🙂 In a … Read more

Starting Out in the Trenches

When people say they started out in the trenches, for most folks, it’s a metaphor. For people like me, who actually *did* start out in the trenches, we simply look around and ask, what’s a meta for? Yes, while it might be a cute little phrase for some folks who feel like they started at … Read more

The Door We Never Opened

With a simple click of the mouse, 15 years of blood, sweat, tears, (and beers!) simply disappeared. Ok, maybe it doesn’t disappear, but it sure feels like it. Allow me to explain… Flashback to 2007, when I went to my sweet, loving, understanding, compassionate, trusting wife (bases covered) 🙂 with those ‘Three Little Words’ any … Read more

Clark County Live! Co-founder Diagnosed with Terminal ALS Disease

One of the original co-founders of the popular local digital media publisher Clark County Live! recently disclosed that they had been diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Mitch Canton, who co-founded the site in 2008 with his wife Melanie and other family members, was originally diagnosed with the … Read more

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