Making the move from the Silicon Valley to a smaller city can definitely reduce expenses, but be ready for some culture shock.
Ice storms stress me out. But through leeched wi-fi running on batteries, here is some stuff that I’ve experienced in the past 24 hours.
If you want to see what happens when authentic, greed-free media meets talent in the real world, there is no better example than Woodsongs, now about to have their 500th show.
A short break from search and social media marketing to brag a bit about the Lexington area’s latest good news. I left the Silicon Valley for Lexington in 1997, many of you know, and some of my Silicon Valley cohorts considered it career suicide. But it wasn’t. Forbes has rated Lexington #5 of all metro areas for jobs and doing business.
Despite legislation introductions to prevent it, New York continues to this through a nasty telecommuter “double-taxing system” through its state tax code and it has people up-in-arms. Cali Williams Yost recently posted on FastCompany’s expert blogs area “Work/Life: NYC Versus Kentucky—One Resists Flexibility, the Other Embraces It. Who Wins?” which compared the approaches between New York and Kentucky – places most would find more different than night and day.
A little Lexington news here: Hewlett-Packard Co. said Tuesday it has agreed to buy American Capital Strategies Ltd.’s (NASDAQ:ACAS) Exstream Software LLC for an undisclosed amount.