Personal Musings, Hard Truths, and the Like

Whatever You Do, Don’t Tell Anyone…

… that you plan to leverage your synergies to reach out to customers. ‘Cause leverage, synergy and reach out have been tabbed as being among the most overused words [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: September 3, 2009

“On My Honor…”

As further proof of the Web’s ubiquity, as if any were needed, we learn that the latest edition of the Boy Scout Handbook has been restructured to include [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: September 1, 2009

I Need A Dumptruck Mama to Unload My Head

With all due credit to Mr. Dylan (“Buick 6”), I’m beginning to believe the secret to life is… discernment.  Making the distinction between what’s valid and the noise [...]


Posted By Comments: 2 0Post Date: August 28, 2009

Wishful Thinking

We visited a client yesterday located about 250 miles away in northern Michigan.  This was a very cool manufacturing operation.  Short version is they build huge electronic valves [...]


Posted By Comments: 1 0Post Date: August 27, 2009

How Carrots Helped Save the Free World

According to Michael Korda in his book With Wings Like Eagles: A History of the Battle of Britain (Harper Collins, (c) 2009), the legend that eating raw carrots [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: August 20, 2009

Problem solved.

Our server room is always warm.  Probably from having too many servers.  And our I.T. guy, David, politely pesters from time to time about the impending doom of server [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: August 17, 2009

The Web is Very Unforgiving

   Have you visited the Internet’s Wayback Machine? It’s an archive of over 150 billion old web pages put up since 1996.   You can type in an old web address, and [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: August 13, 2009

Sexy Beast

  That there is a genuine Radio Shack TRS-80 Model III Personal Computer.  Circa 1981.  Mine actually. For me, this is where it all started. Back then, the computer world seemed [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: August 12, 2009

Just What the World Needs…

Another blog? Maybe not.  But in what feels like the wink of an eye, I’ve watched 27 years of technology and business just fly by.  And I think there [...]


Posted By Comments: 1 0Post Date: August 11, 2009