More isn’t always better


More is always better right? More feedback from clients can help you improve your service.  More money can help you build better products and teams. More data can help you make better decisions.  More resolution can make your photos better. More is always better isn’t it? Well. No. More isn’t always better. Seth Godin recently said […]

Normalcy Bias and You

Normalcy Bias

If you aren’t familiar with the term “normalcy bias”, here’s a quick definition: Normalcy bias is…the phenomenon of disbelieving one’s situation when faced with grave and imminent danger and/or catastrophe. As in overfocusing on the actual phenomenon instead of taking evasive action, a state of paralysis. Another way to think about normalcy bias is the […]

Foto Friday – Palo Duro Canyon Landscape


Palo Duro Canyon Landscape – Captured with Canon 7D Mark II and Canon 17-40L handheld.

Innovation needs process change

change ahead

Jeffrey Philips currently wrote a nice piece titled “Innovate your processes before innovating your products” over on his excellent Innovate on Purpose blog. In that article, Jeffrey argues that before a company can innovate its products/services, it must innovate its processes if it hopes to build a sustainable edge via innovation over its competition. When […]

The most critical skill?


I’m an avid reader. I tend to read a few books at a time (I read one depending on my ‘mood’ at the time). The other day, I was scrolling through the various sections in Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited program and somehow ended up in the ‘self-help’ section.   Now, I’m not a fan of self-help books because they […]

Foto Friday – Tent Rocks Slot Canyon Part 3

Tent Rocks Slot Canyon

Yet another photo from our trip to the Tent Rocks Slot Canyon in the Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument. Captured with Canon 7D Mark II with Canon 17-40L

…and then what?

...and then what?

I just finished reading a great article titled “The Most Important Question You Can Ask: Then What?” In the article, the author writes: The great art of life is in balancing the short term and the long term, so that one can have enjoyment with integrity – pleasure with purpose. But in most areas of […]

Foto Friday – Towhee at the Water Fountain

Towhee at the Water Fountain

While visiting the Palo Duro Canyon in near Amarillo TX, we found a nice little secluded bird blind.  After sitting there a few minutes, this Towhee jumped out of the brush and began to take a bath. This is my first capture of a Towhee. Captured with Canon 7D Mark II and Canon 100-400 L Mark II […]

Humanizing Big Data – A Book Review


I received a review copy of Humanizing Big Data by Colin Strong a few weeks ago. The subtitle to the book is “Marketing at the meeting of Data, Social Science and Consumer Insight”….that should give you a good feel about the contents of this book.  It isn’t a heavy duty data science book…it is targeted more […]

Foto Friday – Tent Rocks Slot Canyon (again)

Tent Rocks Slot Canyon

Another Tent Rocks Slot Canyon photo..  Captured with Canon 7D Mark II with Canon 17-40L handheld.

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