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A Quack Process: How to Keep Those Ducks in a Row

An actual photo of “The Alphabet Committee” There’s a new process being implemented at my company (or rolled out or deployed) – whichever term you fancy. It’s new, novel, innovative…dare I say ground-breaking. Careers will flourish. Ceilings will be raised. … Continue reading

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What If All Viruses Went Viral?

Here’s how I summarize my struggle for recognition as a writer: I am a virus. I am like an insect laying eggs in as many strategic poops as I can in the hopes that the environment is just right in … Continue reading

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Winds of Change (Not Hope and Change)

I ask you to picture this: It’s 7:40 pm on a Friday night. I’m alone in my house. My pants are wet on the crotch and Barry Manilow is singing about a romantic weekend in New England – I’m on my third beer … Continue reading

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Rebuilding Gifts for the New Civilization (Post 2012 Mayhem)

I recently posted a question on Twitter that drew an ASTOUNDING number of responses. Zero actually, but that’s not the point. The question was: What 5 things representative of humanity and human progress would you want preserved to help return civilization … Continue reading

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The Race Against Irrelevance

One thing I’ve learned during my nearly 2 years dabbling in social media, blogging and musical composition plus 4 plus years as a self-published author is that no one cares. My relevance among the millions of others that do what I do … Continue reading

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Driving Innovation…(wait, where are we taking it???)

Everyone won’t stop talking about innovation. What is it? Can we “be” it? Can we do it? Can we do it faster (even though we don’t even know if we can do it yet)? Can we do it with partners … Continue reading

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Like Weiner, I’m DONE

As Weiner-gate stretches into its final act this week, I too find myself beginning a climactic transition, stirring my own arousing cocktail of change, if you will. I quit writing on Friday night. It was quite liberating. I hadn’t realized … Continue reading

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Strong AI in the 6 Unseen Dimensions – Answers to All Questions of Existence?

In the end, computers will “work” better than we do. Even though we are smarter and can get things done faster than evolution, that’s just not good enough. It’s not that we will create the very thing that destroys us; … Continue reading

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Change

I’ve recently begun thinking about Change – in a very general behavioral sense – probably for personal reasons, but also recognizing the universal human difficulty inherent with it. When you are going through Change, things get blurry. Your perception gets … Continue reading

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(Not) Winning

My company’s IT group spends more time trying to get out of its own way. It makes me wonder how many other large companies are in the same boat. Is it a function of size, of the industry I’m in…of … Continue reading

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