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Managing the Game: Going to bat for your team

I believe the most important role of a manager is the ability to go to bat for your team. Your team should know you support them even when they aren’t around to see it. Even when you don’t 100% agree you should be able to put the team first and defend them. You shouldn’t be […]

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Communication: Let me let you in on a secret

One of my favorite tricks for sales and negotiating is the secret that’s not a secret. People really like to feel special and so when you offer them information that they think is “secret” it makes them think they are being gifted with something special. I mean you can totally tell them a true secret […]

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Work Ethic

If you are going to work as an adult have a work ethic. If you say you are going to do something do it, If you can’t do something just say it. If you want to give it a try just do it and when you can’t say you can’t. Take pride in your work. […]

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Witcher currently greater than Batman

I couldn’t take the Crapmobile any more in Batman: Arkham Knight and switched back to finishing the Witcher 3. I never played the previous Witchers but they do a fine job of making it all make sense. I was super hesitant about the game but once I sat down and gave it a little time […]

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Friday Friends Feature: Louis Puster III

This week’s Friday Friends Feature is one of the talented writers I know Louis Puster III. He has a few books out, and all of them are well worth the read. You can check out the link below to his site where you can read his blog, catch a sample of his writing and more […]

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My VR PC

So for my work I needed to upgrade from my current laptop to something a little beefier for doing work in VR. Since I will be working with film as well I upped my specs even more than recommended specs for Oculus. Intel Core i7-4790 3.6 GHz (up to 4.0 GHz) 8MB 84W Intel HD […]

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Gear VR

If you are looking for a little more oomph in your VR experience (compared to cardboard) and something you can purchase right here and now then you are in luck because Samsung with Oculus have a product for you. If you own a Note 4 or Galaxy s6 and s6 edge then there is a […]

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Google Cardboard

By far the fastest way to get into enjoying Virtual Reality right now is Google Cardboard. Just about every modern Android or Apple phone runs the app and the case is as cheap as $5 dollars. You can get fancier cases for 20- 50 bucks. Most of the apps either keep you in a fixed […]

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Back Again

Hello. If anyone is still out there I am back again. Been a busy year and a half working on mobile sports games, card battle games and match 3 games. I’m about to endeavor into one of my favorite spaces in technology and game design Virtual Reality (VR). Decided to dust off the blog and […]

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New Position

Been working at a new position as a Director of Product Development and it has taken up most of my time. Sorry for not posting in a long while. Expect more in the New Year. Thanks.