Category Archives: Reflecting

A Product has a North Star

Recently, I came across a blog post on “North Star Metric” (NSM).  I was delighted that somebody else had written about a topic that is critical to the product teams I’ve managed.  I shared my thoughts in the post “The … Continue reading

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Programming a Computer makes me Happy

Translating an idea from my head into an inanimate extremely logical computer AND seeing the idea come to life makes me happy. Even after 50 years of creating software and software products I am always “surprised by the joy” of … Continue reading

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Corona Virus Accelerates Digital Transformation

“Knowledge has three eyes: memory when it looks at the past, wisdom when it looks at the present and responsibility when it deals with the future.” – 1642, Michael Wexonius In March of 2016, I had the pleasure of sharing … Continue reading

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From my chair: Tending the vines of life

I am immersing myself in all things Camino.  During the V crisis, I have dreams of walking the Camino de Santiago a year from now.  This morning I am reading Walk in a Relaxed Manner: Life Lessons from the Camino … Continue reading

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Wake Up!

During November 2014, I took a “Communicating with Power and Presence Workshop” put on by the TAI Group in New York City with several colleagues.  On the second day, we gave a five minute business presentation and then received extensive … Continue reading

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Flow in the age of the “V”

I texted my brother about the corona virus.  He replied “You are so old school bro.  To have street cred you need to start calling it the ‘V.’”  As we self-quarantine due to our age and health, V takes on … Continue reading

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Homage to a decaying stump

For twenty years I’ve walked around Blakely Pond at the end of Blakely Harbor.  Yet, I never noticed this rotting stump until the right combination of ebbing tide, bright sun, just enough evaporation from the stump, and “waking up!” to … Continue reading

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