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Two Chrome features to make you look smart

Picture this….You’re researching a competitor, reading industry news, learning how to make something new, learning how to fix something that broke, or just randomly consuming content someone else created for your entertainment. Oh wait, you don’t have to picture it, you’re probably doing it right now.  You use Chrome as Read More …

Be an entrepreneur at your job

One important lesson I’ve learned in life is I don’t have to be an entrepreneur to act like one at my job. Entrepreneurs have characteristics to help them envision, organize, and create successful business ventures. While there is no single list of character traits to reference, Kelsey Miller of Harvard Read More …

How to find out who is selling your email address

Years ago, I created my first free email account with Yahoo. My motivation was to separate my email address from my internet service provider. Not long after, SPAM email multiplied in my inbox like weeds in early Spring. As the internet became a part of everyday household activities and my Read More …

Foundations for digital culture (part 3 Envisioned Future)

Influencers Part 1 Building Blocks Part 2 So the future can look like this Customer success as a motivator The first building block of the digital culture is to obsess over the customer and not technology. I believe when team members are obsessed with the customer, they are more motivated Read More …

Foundations for digital culture (part 2 Building Blocks)

Influencers Part 1 A narrative to create a digital culture… for the customer (part 2 Building Blocks) So now we should make the digital culture from this Obsess over customers, not technology A fundamental learning from the past several decades that has influenced modern methodologies and organizational layouts is running Read More …

Foundations for digital culture (part 1 Influencers)

A narrative to create a digital culture… for the customer (part 1) In the past Over the last five decades, information technology departments evolved from independent groups to entire companies with specialized technology-based products and services. An industry sector is named for technology and many companies today are changing their brand Read More …

Spooky software development – Halloween frights

I recently watched The Haunting of Bly Manor on Netflix to satisfy an itch for a ghost story. It’s a story of restless spirits, driven by unsatisfied love, betrayal, and abandonment. All the characters in the story shared the same locale with specific roles to maintain a working household.  But Read More …

Why cord-cutters are still getting the better deal

It’s been five years since I cut the cord with traditional cable TV service. I don’t regret the decision. I also mounted an HDTV antenna in my attic and enabled a crystal clear picture for all local channels to every “cable” outlet in my house. This is useful if the Read More …

Shaping Work Habits – High School Jobs Revisited – part 3

Part 3 of 3 – Treasury Drug 2020 has been a disruptive year for everyone. Like millions of others, I’m wrestling with furlough and career choices. While we rarely list high school jobs on our resumes, I’ve been thinking about the three jobs I had during my teenage years. They Read More …

Shaping Work Habits – High School Jobs Revisited – part 2

Part 2 of 3 – McDonald’s 2020 has been a disruptive year for everyone. Like millions of others, I’m wrestling with furlough and career choices. While we rarely list high school jobs on our resumes, I’ve been thinking about the three jobs I had during my teenage years. They all Read More …

Shaping Work Habits – High School Jobs Revisited – part 1

Part 1 of 3 – Winn-Dixie 2020 has been a disruptive year for everyone. Like millions of others, I’m wrestling with furlough and career choices. While we rarely list high school jobs on our resumes, I’ve been thinking about the three jobs I had during my teenage years. They all Read More …