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{ Monthly Archives } May 2012

An Existential Theory of Interpersonal Communication

If you are trying to convey some meaning to another person, you are responsible for ensuring that you’ve communicated effectively. A failure by another to understand, is really your failure to communicate. Of course, if you’re the person attempting to understand, the reverse is true; it’s your responsibility to ensure you’ve understood correctly. In other […]

Decision Making is a Skill

When we think of skills, we often think about clearly defined, easily measureable capabilities. There are, of course, soft skills, people skills, etc. I’ve been thinking lately about the skill of decision making. A Product Manager’s job can be roughly divided into general tasks: Talking Listening Writing Deciding It’s not hard to evaluate the first […]

I Should Read This Book

Scalzi is a good author and Star Trek is a good topic. The combination sounds worthwhile.

Boredom Not Allowed

“Whales have a sensory organ unlike anything we’ve ever seen” It’s pretty amazing that we keep discovering new things to learn about right here on this Earth.  

Hackers and Auditors: A Common Threat

And here’s the link to the webcast. 253 people attended live, which I think was pretty darn good.

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Hackers and Auditors Webcast – May 22nd

I’m currently working on this presentation. I’ll be talking about compliance and risk management on May 22nd.


Klout thinks I’m influential about these 7 topics. Pancake.