The Potato Chip Plan

“I love it when a plan comes together!” ~  John ‘Hannibal’ Smith, the A-Team Shortly before our second daughter, Abby, was born, I spent some time focusing on my physical health. By the time she arrived, I had achieved my ideal weight and was feeling pretty pleased with myself. I…

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The Sound of Crickets

“Absolute silence leads to sadness. It is the image of death.” ~Jean-Jacques Rousseau Bear with me for a moment, the following is not just a self-serving plug for my new book. It actually does have a point with regards to good networking practice. You might already know I’ve been working…

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Don’t Network Like Alexa

“Alexa, can you pass the Turing Test*?” “I don’t need to pass that. I’m not trying to be human.” ~Alexa Our family received the new Amazon Echo Dot for Christmas this year. It’s a hockey-puck-sized widget that houses a microphone and speaker and a remarkably versatile piece of software that…

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Book Excerpt: Asking Good Questions

“The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.” ~ Moliere “Hello and a Handshake” is at the printers now. There are still a number of steps to go, but at least soon we will have the physical results of all of our efforts in the last couple…

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