Category Archives: Humor

Orbiting the Giant Hairball

It’s been one of those weeks.  Today, feels like the wonderful image from a book by Gordon MacKenzie called Orbiting the Giant Hairball:  A Corporate Fool’s Guide to Surviving with Grace.  Too many projects and too many new and wonderful … Continue reading

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Say What – human cloud?

You know you are getting old when you mis-hear something that leads to more interesting that what was actually said. I sat in on Professor David Socha‘s class on “Evidence Based Design” for MSCSS students at UW Bothell last evening. … Continue reading

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Ferry Capacity – Obesity Strikes

You have to love some of the things that the government spends time and money on.  This week we learned that the Washington State Ferries passenger carrying capacity has to be lowered considerably due to the average weight gain of … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Christmas

My loving bride gave me a wonderful Christmas gift – Note Cards with the 12 days of Christmas from a wine lover’s perspective: I particularly liked the first comment “A Pinot in a Pear Tree” as Pinot Noir (especially from … Continue reading

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Too Funny for Words – Redneck Wine Glass

Just in time for the Holidays, we now have Redneck Wine Glasses. How could I possibly have missed such a creative way to drink wine? I loved one of the advertising blurbs: “Break out the hooch and sip in bumpkin … Continue reading

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The Google 20% Time in Perspective

As an executive consultant, I am always looking for ways to crank up the innovation capability of an organization.  I admired Google for their approach of encouraging their engineering talent to take on innovation projects through their “20% time.” As … Continue reading

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