Read everything three times

Having spent 20+ years working in the information business, I've noticed two distinct groups of people; those who can consistently, accurately process information and those who seem to constantly mis-read, misunderstand or otherwise fail to... Read More

February 26, 2020

REMFs vs Grunts; empowering those closest to problems to solve them

In war, at least in a traditional conflict, there is a front line, and you are close or far away from it. The closer to the front, the more familiar you were with the terrain,... Read More

February 18, 2020

ABC – Always Be Communicating

Of coffee and pirates During my short tenure working downtown in Chapel Hill, NC I would frequent a local watering hole for students, knowledge workers and other coffee aficionados. The place had a relatively new... Read More

February 17, 2020

Lead, follow, then get the Hell out of the way

I was leading an exercise with my infantry platoon in the US Army, under supervision and review of our battalion commander, a Lt. Colonel. Everything was going great and my platoon executed the task, exceeding... Read More

February 15, 2020

Good employee, bad employee

Having sold my company recently and benefitting from a little down-time, I promised to take some time for reflection, to reminisce on a few things I learned/remembered/noted along the way and share the experiences, in... Read More

February 15, 2020