Monthly Archives: October 2013

Lifelet: Sancho Panza Time

Just a day after posting one of my favorite drawings of “Building a Rainbow,” along comes an image of the reverse of rainbow time: Every life needs a little Don Quixote and Sancho Panza to make the world a more … Continue reading

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Lifelet: Rainbows

We are blessed with a view of the Puget Sound looking at the kaleidoscope of colors that dance between water and sky minute by minute. Of particular joy are the rainbows that show up in the spring and fall. I’ve … Continue reading

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Lifelet: Climbers in Yosemite

On a beautiful July day, we entered Yosemite National Park through the east entrance at Tioga Pass. I wanted to stop every 100 yards and capture photos of the amazing acts of nature from the the snow fed streams to … Continue reading

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Dyslexia – the invisible fuel of entrepreneurs?

Once again, Malcolm Gladwell offers us many “flipped perspectives” in David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants.  For those of you who like oral story telling you can find Malcolm telling the story (Ted – Ideas worth spreading) … Continue reading

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Strategic Networking with the Benziger Green Team

Several years ago, I encountered an excellent article in the Harvard Business Review which researched “How Leaders Create and Use Networks.” The authors made the distinction between Operational Networks, Personal Networks and Strategic Networks. Most of our time is spent working within Operational or Personal … Continue reading

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Whiteboarding: Designing a software team

Not knowing what I was getting into (a common state lately), I joined some former colleagues to catch up on their new venture. They asked me how I would go about designing a software team for their new pivot. They … Continue reading

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Lifelet: CanyonLands National Park

On this day of national shame no matter what your political persuasion as the government shuts down, I salute the National Parks which have given our family so much joy. The “google search image” celebrates our National Parks: “Google is … Continue reading

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