Monthly Archives: December 2007

Grounding Myself at Benzinger

Every once and a while I have to take an afternoon and ground myself in biodynamic wine making at the Benziger Family Ranch Winery outside of Glen Ellen in Sonoma Valley California. Two weeks ago, Barney Barnett, Geoff Bock and … Continue reading

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The Life Changing Amazon Kindle

The Amazon Kindle has changed my life. No longer will I break my back carrying several books on my business trips to occupy airport, airplane and hotel time. I can carry one small device in a beautiful black leather cover … Continue reading

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Synthesis versus Analysis

When I do consulting work for a client, sooner or later I’m asked “what is this process you are using?” Often, this is a polite way of saying that they would rather have a nicely laid out, step by step … Continue reading

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