The Challenge This Sunday, I will be creating a product from start to finish in 24 hours. The only work I’m allowed in advance is the existing knowledge I have about the topic, and developing a no more than 1 page
Recently, 10 members of Congress wrote to the NFL asking that the Washington Redskins change their name because it is offensive. In part of the response, the NFL wrote: ” The name [Washington Redskins] is a unifying force that stands
A fun segment from a great piece on sleep research: Research studies consistently find, he writes, that adults “sleep better when given their own bed.” One such study monitored couples over a span of several nights. Half of these nights
The only thing guaranteed in life is that you will die.
A summary of top articles I’ve read over the past week. Big data How Companies Learn Your Secrets (NY Times) – Absolute must read. And forward. You Had Me at, “Would You Like a Grande Latte?” (Successfulworkplace.com) – Another example
Have you ever suddenly had an insight in an area completely unrelated to the activity you are currently participating in? For me, this recently happened one evening while out salsa dancing, where I had an insight about leadership. I am
Sometimes a little transparency is better than smoke and mirrors.
I’ve been in a data intensive role in just about every work environment – a management consultant to large companies, a political campaign, a nonprofit, and for-profit startups. In many of these environments, I get labeled as a “data-jock” or
It is not often that reading a blog post leads to an amazing weekend, but that’s exactly what happened.