Travel/Life Balance

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Is Your Starbucks Mobile Order Slowing You Down?

Eggnog Latte

The hack of using Starbucks mobile order to bypass the morning coffee line is a good one. Possibly too good. It seems that Starbucks mobile order has become so popular that the coffee giant cannot keep up with the demand. This has resulted in several problems: Inefficient crowd flow in stores as waiting guests crowd the barista…

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Running a Household Remotely with the Hub App


Our daily schedule is completely unpredictable. We’re both consultants and our lives are crazy because of our jobs, business and personal travel, and other time commitments. Sometimes communication is a challenge when juggling flights, multiple time zones, and never-ending conference calls. Attending to our household business is a challenge. The Cloud to the Rescue I use collaboration software…

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There’s No Place Like Home

Nothing screams spring like lavender.

For almost the entire past year, I have lived from three suitcases which I never fully unpacked. I spent that time in Curaçao on a consulting project with frequent visits to the nearby islands of Aruba and Bonaire. I was always warmly welcomed yet I never really felt at home. Nonetheless, I liked that lifestyle.…

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