Yearly Wrap Up

and my goals for 2017

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For my final blog of the year, I am going to do a recap of 2016 and talk about my goals for 2017. I plan to come to the point where I can publish an annual report like Mathias Jakobsen @thnkclrly and http://www.thnkclrly.com/ does. But I am not to that point yet.

As with most people I had my ups and downs during 2016. The . . .

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December 31, 2016

14 Things to do for Success

in 2017

As we prepare to end the year, it is never too early to start planning our success for the next year. Below are 14 things you can do to ensure your success in 2017.

Anticipate your department’s needs:

Being a reliable source for your supervisor and seeing opportunities for your department to improve are great ways to be . . .

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December 20, 2016

I Found a Job!

and what else I have been doing

I have been quite busy since the last time I submitted a blog. That is something I intend to do on a more regular basis. I have been looking for a job that would be a fit and I have invested time and resources in my company cavnesshr.

I will go into some detail on both below.

I started my job search January 2015 and applied . . .

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December 05, 2016

Feedback on my Business Idea

Breakdown of Responses


One item that you hear over and over again when you start a business. Is that you must validate your idea. You must prove that you have product market fit for your idea or you will just be wasting your time. The build it and they will buy usually does not work. Building a business is not like the "Field of Dreams".


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September 30, 2016

I have a Name for my Startup

After a long process

I have decided that the name for my Startup will be cavnessHR. Coming up with this name was not easy. Even though it is my own last name. As I said in my last blog post, I looked at 1724 possible names over a three month period before I came up with the six names I asked people to vote on for me.

The highest vote getters were InvivoHR . . .

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September 12, 2016

I Need Help Naming my Startup

Naming a Startup is not easy or at least not for me

Go to the bottom and click on the link and vote for the name of my Startup.

Selecting a name for your Startup is not easy. Or at least it has not been easy for me. There are just so many rules you should follow. It has to be a name people can easily spell. It has to be something memorable. It has to be a name that will inspire. It . . .

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September 07, 2016

Starting my own Business

I am starting my own business.

As many of you know, I retired from the Army last year. What you might not know is that as part of my transition I worked for a Startup called MyUnfold. I set up the HR dept, did some Content Blogging and some Business Development. I learned a lot while at MyUnfold and I worked with some great people. . . .

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September 02, 2016