Thanksgiving 2014
By October 13, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Thanksgiving 2014

Our daughers are preparing Thanksgiving Dinner; a perfect time to consider the many reasons to be thankful.

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Think carefully before tossing old communication tech to the curb
By April 10, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Think carefully before tossing old communication tech to the curb

How do you communicate when the Internet is down and your smartphone is out of power?

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Practice disruption for success
By April 4, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Practice disruption for success

Disruption (or necessity if you prefer) is the mother of invention. We can make things better — or at least different and workable — if our adaptability muscles are well exercised.

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Steve Jobs struggled the same way we all do
By October 12, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Steve Jobs struggled the same way we all do

This short documentary of Steve Jobs and his NeXT team getting their fledgling company off the ground is fascinating.

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It’s one of those days you never forget (with video)
By October 6, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

It’s one of those days you never forget (with video)

We re-tell our story frequently, moreso on important anniversaries.

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Snowbirds fly-by and memories of Canada Day
By July 2, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Snowbirds fly-by and memories of Canada Day

I’ll walk to work in a few minutes. And like many “July the seconds” of the past, I’ll marvel at the absence of any trace of Canada Day celebrations from the day before.

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Happy Friday from Full Duplex
By June 28, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Happy Friday from Full Duplex

I have the significant privilege of leading a talented, creative and capable team of researchers/analysts at Full Duplex.

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Different challenges, different tools: add free writing to your toolkit
By March 5, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Different challenges, different tools: add free writing to your toolkit

If you haven’t tried free writing, you may be denying yourself an incredibly effective problem-solving tool.

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Make every day count
By February 6, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Make every day count

Andrea and I were married 14 years ago, today. I love our story, and I love that we’re still writing it.

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Chosen individuals
By February 4, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Chosen individuals

I don’t often share pithy Facebook comments. However, I couldn’t help sharing this one, here, since (as in life) it has applications in public affairs.

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Constraint-based creativity
By January 30, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Constraint-based creativity

My Electric Sky podcast didn’t hit stride until I had an epiphany.

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My technology toolkit: what’s hot, what’s not
By January 29, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

My technology toolkit: what’s hot, what’s not

It’s been a while since I’ve shared a list of tools I use regularly. So, here are my What’s Hot and What’s Not lists.