Category Archives: Personal Log

My collection of notes intersecting both my professional and personal pursuits.

Step Away From The Desk

Introduction

Today, I’m joined by Coach Mikey, certified personal trainer out of San Diego. And in this discussion, we talk about the value of stepping away from your desk for a few minutes and some of the services he provides for integrating a healthy routine into your daily life.



Bonus Video


Highlighted Topics

  • Who is Coach Mikey?
  • More specifically, what is MikeyOFit?
  • What makes your fitness programs different versus others out there?
  • You were an IT Recruiter, yes? Then you know lots of people have desk jobs, including me. What are some tips you have for people that work behind a desk 40+ hours/week?
  • SCENARIO: Let’s say…I can’t afford you at this time (perhaps someone is out of work, or struggling financially). What could I do in the interim before consulting with you?

Where to find MikeyOFit


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Set Up The Startup

Introduction

Today I’m joined by Gabe Balanag, Tech Consultant servicing the LA and SD marketplaces. And with his help, he spotlights the most common gotchas new businesses experience as they set forth with their startups.


One example, is if you have 26 or more employees, you need to have at least 80 hours of sick leave time that you’re able to give to your employees.

Gabe Balanag regarding new laws caused by COVID-19

Highlighted Topics

  • Gabe, here’s the situation…I want to start my own business. A startup if you will. Across the board, what would you say are the critical areas new businesses ask of you for things needed?
    • W2, 1099, etc.
    • Exempt vs. Non-Exempt
    • Human Resources
    • Healthcare
    • Action items that can be done independently by an employee
    • Recent trends and behaviors seen by both employer and employee

Thanks again for listening in. Remember, I’m here to foster innovation through conversation. So if you’d like to continue this discussion or any topics previously discussed, join me at San Diego Tech Hub and go head first into the AllWebSD Group. It’s totally free. Just visit this link or click San Diego Tech Hub on the footer of AllWebSD.com. Thanks and Aloha!

Explain a Cookie To Your Spouse

Introduction

Today, I’m joined by co-worker, colleague and friend, Daniel Gurtner, web development consultant based out of San Diego. In this session we go head first into a situational question. Can he explain what a cookie is to his wife?


Highlighted Topics

  • How long have you been a web developer?
  • Family background questions: Married, yes? How long? Kids? How many?
  • Let’s set the stage. Your wife is at the dinner table and a website prompts her with,

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We’ll assume you’re ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish.

Website after website after website…
  • Without Googling it and in your own words, explain to your spouse what a cookie is?
  • Options for people who have privacy concerns.

Thanks again for listening in. Remember, I’m here to foster innovation through conversation. So if you’d like to continue this discussion or any topics previously discussed, join me at San Diego Tech Hub and go head first into the AllWebSD Group. It’s totally free. Just visit this link or click San Diego Tech Hub on the footer of AllWebSD.com. Thanks and Aloha!