Monthly Archives: October 2010

The Purple Cow”town”

The Purple Cow – a phrase popularized by Seth Godin – looking at the remarkable nature of purple cows to get noticed and how that concept is applicable to business. Here in Calgary we too have purple cows…and have recently … Continue reading

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Porn and Recovery

One of my roles here at work is pull together a new website.  This is not a post about website design.  It is a post about porn. As I was doing my design work I was sketching how our Recovery … Continue reading

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Basketball – The Great Social Leveller

I’ve written about my basketball playing already.  I’ve shared about how I’m “Semi-Pro”. I’ve tried my best to not spout off about how I’m getting about 50% of my team’s points each game (oops).  I would like to share something … Continue reading

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I’m Watching You…but do you know me?

I know that Amazon is watching me.  Everytime I log into my Amazon account there is whole slew of new recommendations for me – that they “just know” I’ll want to purchase. Sure…some are easy.  Like when I purchased Jim … Continue reading

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Local Library is Collaboration done right!!

I came across this image this week and it immediately spoke to me. I am one of those guys who has generally been a bit proponent of collaborative and open systems. In pretty much every workplace or social environment that … Continue reading

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Like A Boss

This is one of the few mornings when I just feel like pulling a “Like a Boss” moment. I don’t want to get into too many particulars but I’ve made a strong decision.  I’m usually the calm and diplomatic person … Continue reading

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Do these glasses make me look gay?

I got new glasses this Monday.   They are my first pair of new glasses.  In deciding what style and look to choose I got the chance to think about how I want to project myself. I do not want … Continue reading

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