A milestone – 3 years old (not 4 like I thought!)

Update – My original post was titled “A milestone – 4 years old”. Apparently I can’t count 🙂  I started the blog in 2006 so it’s my blog’s THIRD birthday! 🙂 I started this blog on July 14, 2006 with a blog post titled “The Strategic Use of Human Resources“. My first post was an … Read more A milestone – 3 years old (not 4 like I thought!)

Time for a Mid Year Review

2009 is half over and its been a pretty good year so far. What’s transpired this year? In February, I put my consulting practice on hold to join the Boy Scouts of America full time after working with them for 1.5 years as a consultant.  Previous to starting full-time, I’d been leading the Sitecore Content … Read more Time for a Mid Year Review

Seth Godin – You’re Boring

I read Seth Godin‘s post titled “You’re Boring” the other day and shrugged my shoulders.  OK Seth…most companies and products ARE boring…what’s new? Products have always been boring.  So have companies. I found myself bored with Seth after reading his “You’re Boring” post.  In the post, he writes: You don’t get unboring for free. Remarkable … Read more Seth Godin – You’re Boring

Chris Brogan on Writing

I’m a big fan of writing and I’m always working on improving my writing. I read everything I can find about writing and am always on the lookout for new thoughts on how to improve my writing. I found an interesting take on the subject written by Chris Brogan titled “Cultivating a Writing Habit“.  Great … Read more Chris Brogan on Writing

Resolutions for 2009

My wife just asked me what my resolutions were for 2009.  I normally don’t do ‘resolutions’ but the question, and the many blog posts about resolutions, started me thinking. What is it about the changing of the ‘year’ that gets people into the mindset of making resolutions to do things differently in the ‘new year’? … Read more Resolutions for 2009

Zinsser’s Writing to Learn

For those that caught my review of Zinsser’s On Writing Well, you may have noticed that I mentioned picking up Zinsser’s “Writing to Learn“. This book is an easy read and is worth picking up if you’re interested in writing.  The book is less of a discussion of ‘how’ to ‘write to learn’ and more … Read more Zinsser’s Writing to Learn