Category Archives: Ask and Tell

On Questions

I live for good questions.  A couple of weeks ago, the Brain Pickings Weekly digest had this quote from Krista Tippett’s Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living: “A question is a powerful thing, a mighty use … Continue reading

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Questions?

Twas the night before Halloween and I couldn’t resist. My lovely bride stocked our house with our annual sugar overdose and I dove in. The Heath Bars and Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups somehow leaped into my hand. As the sugar … Continue reading

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Advice to a Non-Technical CEO of a Software Startup

One of the challenges of an early stage software start-up is whether to have a non-technical CEO who has a good set of relationships with prospective customers, or to have a CEO who really understands the technology and the art … Continue reading

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Facebook Timeline – is the current me happy with the older me?

“I can’t believe how much work it is to clean up my Facebook posts before my Timeline gets turned on and I only have 7 days to do it” a colleague explained the other day in a meeting. Not a regular … Continue reading

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Working in Teams – Part 1

Over the years of managing and teaching, we regularly have to form teams to get something done.  Most of the time we just do it, rather than being intentional about it. When I am at my best, I remember to … Continue reading

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