Changes

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My wife and I just moved to Tulsa from Dallas. I keep getting the question of “why?”  My answer?  Because we could. I was born and raised in Oklahoma and have lived in Tulsa before.  When we started thinking about places to move, Tulsa kept jumping to the front of the line. I have friends […]

Happy Independence Day

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Happy Independence Day.

Plantronics Savi W745 headset – a review

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This is a product review of an item that I recently purchased from Amazon. The links below are Amazon Affiliate links. I have not been compensated for this review. I spend a lot of time on the phone. I use three different phones during the day…my desk VOIP phone, Skype and my cell phone. I’m […]

Oklahoma State Football – Conference Champs (woot!)

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Sorry folks…I have to go off-topic to say “Congrats” to the Oklahoma State football team.  No lessons learned in this post…I’m just happy to be able to be gloat over the accomplishments of my favorite college football team. I’m on Oklahoma State Fan. Always have been…always will be. I love the school and I love […]

Generalists are good, experts can be better (sometimes)

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Earlier this week I provided a rundown of my experience going through a sleep study in a post titled To manage it, measure it…but don’t destroy it in the process. Turns out, I have sleep apnea based on the outcome of the sleep study.   So…I get to go back to do another sleep study with […]

How project management made me a better trader/investor

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I’ve recently moved back into the world of trading stocks and options.  Most of what I’m doing is small stuff but I’m enjoying it and making some money. Some quick history – me and trading/investing In the past, I’d been into investing quite heavily with the ‘buy and hold’ approach.  Find a company with good […]

Revisiting Process – what is the ‘right’ process?

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As many of my regular readers know, I’ve been known to say (and write) that I don’t like process for process sake.  Of course, a good process is a good thing. But…what is a good process? Is it one that works?   One that gets the job done?  Or…is ‘good’ measured in some other form? Of […]

A Veterans Day Thank You

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This post is a bit off topic from the norm but I wanted to take this opportunity to say Thank You to anyone who’s ever served in the armed forces. For those of you outside the US, November 11 is Veterans Day and is also celebrated as Armistice Day / Remembrance Day in other parts […]

15 years later…

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Image by eric@ericbrown.com via Flickr Today is the 15th anniversary of the Oklahoma City  Bombing. I was a senior in college when the bombing happened and can still remember the first image I saw on TV of the building smoking. I knew a few folks that worked in the building and am still quite saddened when I […]

On to Greener Pastures…

Some of you might have noticed a few tweets from me about my ‘new role’.   I start that new role Monday April 5th…more on that in a moment. You also may be aware (or maybe not!) that I had been working for the Boy Scouts of America’s National headquarters within the marketing group. Looking […]