I’m sure we’ve all been there. We have 100 things to do and we pick 90 things to get done and avoid those last few items that we just don’t want to do. They are on our ‘to-do’ list for a reason. We put them there…or more likely…someone put them there for us. But, they’re … Read more What are you avoiding?
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 … Read more …and then what?
This post sponsored by the Enterprise CIO Forum and HP. What have you done for me lately? If you’ve grown up in the world of IT, you probably either get asked this question regularly or you feel that the people within the organization are thinking it. Its fairly common to have a technology project finish up and everyone … Read more What have you done for me lately?
I’m currently reading Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman (amazon affiliate link). In one of the first few chapters, Dr. Kahneman describes the “invisible gorilla test” popularized by psychologists Daniel Simons and Christopher Chabris. The test consists of a team of 3 people dressed in black and a team of 3 people dressed in white … Read more Watch out for the Gorilla!
Rethinking Measurement by Jamie Notter Quote: …rethinking your metrics is probably a GREAT way to start changing some trajectories. Measure different things, and at different intervals, with the intention of actually learning more about your system and how it operates. That can lead to some behavior that changes trajectories. You won’t know the answer when … Read more Links for September 18 2011
Social Media has brought a real danger to the forefront of society. It’s not the security risks that might be inherent in social media, although there are many of these types of risks. It’s not the many inherent dangers that might be found in social media, although they are valid dangers. It’s not the very real and very serious … Read more The dangers of social media…or…don’t be a sheeple