Personal Musings, Hard Truths, and the Like

So When Will You Be Replaced by a Robot?

Gartner Research in a recent report predicted that a third of all jobs will be lost to automation within a decade.  And within two decades, according to economists [...]


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The View From Here

[A final vacation post, before returning to bidness-blogging next week…] Vacations are sort of a mental manifestation of the 3 R’s of Recycling (Reduce, Reuse, Recyle), as in Relax, [...]


Posted By Comments: 1 0Post Date: March 25, 2010

On Island Time

[Today’s post is a break from the usual tech/biz blogging.  We’re on vacation.  The Blog came with.] How appropriate.  My $7 watch meant to last six months about five [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: March 23, 2010

Going Viral

Well, it finally happened.  Our Blog went viral.  Well, sort of.  We had our 15 minute brush with fame.  We saw firsthand the viral power of the Internet, in [...]


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Good Advice

A recent article in Fast Company highlights a strong point made by Chip and Dan Heath, authors of the book Switch: How to Change Things When Change is [...]


Posted By Comments: 1 0Post Date: March 17, 2010

Listening for the Sonic Boom

In his new book Sonic Boom: Globalization at Mach Speed, author and lecturer Gregg Easterbrook paints his portrait of the coming recovery and why, he says, “it will [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: March 15, 2010

Layoffs Don’t Work

A recent cover story in Newsweek entitled “Lay Off the Layoffs” makes all kinds of sense.  The article’s premise, that “our overreliance on downsizing is killing workers, the [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: March 3, 2010

Multitasking? Think Again.

As a recent episode of PBS Frontline (the best show on TV, IMHO) entitled Digital Nation points out – once again  – the myth of multitasking is trumped by [...]


Posted By Comments: 47 0Post Date: February 25, 2010

Customers Don’t Buy What You Sell

In a recent article in the February issue of CRM Magazine by the above title, author Lior Arussy makes a great point via a story, that I’ll briefly [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: February 15, 2010

Teach Your Children

Sometimes, you get struck by a comment that is both simple and profound.  I like the one that Vice President Joe Biden’s mother, Jean Biden, who just died [...]


Posted By Comments: 1 0Post Date: January 12, 2010