10 South Florida Incubators that Support Small Businesses & Startups


Many small businesses face some of the same problems in their early days such as financing, marketing, and mentorship. Yet, there are solutions available to assist along the way. One of these are your local incubators, essentially an organization that offers small business & startups resources needed to develop within a shared space. Some of…

13 Essential Digital Marketing Resources for Small Business Owners


A few years ago, I’d published a post on Social Media Week, 10 Websites For High Quality Free Stock Photos, which shared some of my favorite sites for stock images. Today, I’ll contribute a few digital marketing resources for you to consider. Google My Business It bears repeating, unless you’re a small business owner who…

A History of Television & Future: Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality


Following up on last week’s post, titled Wonkskolaser: The Family Who Built Warner Bros, this week’s topic is television. The device that was once expected to cement the family as an institution, but ended up doing just the opposite. So, how did television come about? What innovations have been made to the device since? And…

Wonkskolaser: The Family Who Built Warner Bros


Two of my favorite things are a great book, and a great movie. It’s no surprise that movies begin as words written on a page. Through this post, I hope to share the story of Warner Bros from the standpoint of a family, Polish Jews, who’ve built the business which continues today. Warner Bros, one…

Listerine… For Your Floors, For Your Crotch, For Your Mouth


What we now identify with as a remedy for your unfortunate case of bad breath, actually started as a surgical antiseptic named for Sir Joseph Lister, a British surgeon and a pioneer of antiseptic surgery. Listerine, a less powerful version of the antiseptic, was formulated in St. Louis, MO in 1879 by Dr. Joseph Lawrence…

The City of Pahokee, The 1928 Hurricane, The Bahamas… and Dorian


This past Sunday on the way to Clewiston, I found myself thinking about the Old Pahokee High School — listed on the National Register of Historic places in 1996 — which housed hundreds of residents during the 1928 hurricane that made landfall near West Palm Beach on September 16, 1928. It remains, by National Hurricane…

Smart Cities of the Future: Self-Healing Construction Materials


It only makes sense to start this post with the accepted definition for smart cities. Briefly, they integrate technology into urban infrastructure, usually to improve sustainability, maximize efficiency and minimize energy usage. In a recent newsletter published by Abundance Insider’s Peter Diamandis, he writes that the U.S. Department of Transportation estimates a $542.6 billion backlog…