From the monthly archives:

December 2009

Remember the scene in True Lies (1994) where Arnold walks behind the ‘screen’ and you see his skeletal image? Well, welcome to True Lies, 2009. I read an article in a Fast Company blog today titled “Full-body Scanners at Airports: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly“. It included a few sample full-body images, include […]

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I find the talk about New Year’s resolutions to be .. well, funny.  Wikipedia defines a New Year’s resolution as: “… a commitment that an individual makes to a project or the reforming of a habit, often a lifestyle change that is generally interpreted as advantageous. The name comes from the fact that these commitments […]

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I read a interesting InformationWeek article today regarding user reaction to recent outages of Research in Motion’s BlackBerry email service. In case you missed it, the service was down not once, but twice in as many weeks! This story reminds me of AT&T’s ongoing network problems. Earlier this month, Mashable reported that AT&T Mobility CEO […]

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Love or hate Twitter, one thing for sure, users of Twitter are innovative.  As an example, consider the ‘Retweet’, or simply the ‘RT’.  During a recent New Media Dayton Meetup I overhead someone say that they would RT someone. Of course, for those of us that use Twitter, we know what she was talking about. […]

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With all of the excitement and hype about Twitter and Facebook, what about LinkedIn? What is it good for anyway? it seems that LinkedIn is not well understood. For example, Current.tv recently ran this video (this should have a PG13 rating): LinkedIn is so much more than what is portrayed in this video. A couple […]

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Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish.

by Rick on December 6, 2009

in Leadership

In June of 2005 Steve Jobs delivered the commencement address at Stanford. I keep a copy on my laptop and read it now and then. It’s not that I think of him as a role model. His leadership style is very different than mine. He shared three stories from his life to make the following […]

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