I was listening to Joe Pug’s Podcast, The Working Songwriter Podcast. I’ve gone back to listen to quite a few of them. I discovered a few things: Josh Ritter stammers a lot – or did in that interview. His songwriting is spectacular. James McMurtry is a pretty dry interview. Steve Earle knows a lot of […]
Next week, Wednesday, October 4th, I’m speaking at the Challenger Networking Group LA’s monthly meeting. I’ve given this presentation a few times the past couple of months. I enjoy it because it is a free-flowing, no audio/visuals, off-the-cuff series of anecdotes and audience interaction. Here is a promo image I created. Also, here is a […]
“Boxes are for holding things, minds are for exploring things.” Throw Away The Box: Origins During a business presentation in Phoenix several years ago, an attendee asked this question during the Q & A. “What did you do with your kids and what did your parents do to make you, and them, think so far […]
This was initially published in The Wall Street Journal’s Career Journal – from my perspective column – back in 2001-ish. The advice still holds up! Sort of cool, the writer for the same column a week prior was Jack Welch. I always like this article because I wrote about my youngest (now 18) coming into […]
Stories from the consulting desk A snapshot into why IT professionals often get it wrong. And maybe some ideas on how to fix it… or fix IT. 😉 This is a true story and one that is oft-repeated in my daily work. Why ask why? I sat across from the company controller. She had asked […]
Here is the lie: “I don’t care what people think.” also expressed as, “I give zero fucks!” Stop saying this! It’s a lie and you prove that in the saying. You are convincing no one – and those who know this truth can see through your lie. Okay.. you are convincing someone. You are convincing […]
A quick thank you Yes.. that’s my dog Beaux on my monitor. 😉 The Slide-deck To download, click the image for the Powerpoint file or get the PDF here. Tools worth looking at: Glip, Slack, Hipchat (real-time collaborative chat) Google Drive (docs, sheets, slides, etc.- edited in real-time from any device) SmartSheet (more full-featured PM in […]
Slides from my PMI presentation and a song, The Project Management Blues.
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Last week’s social media workshop video and slides are available on the Pulse Infomatics blog. Or watch on YouTube.