Category Archives: Career

Big Data: Dreams from the Data (Salt) Mine

It’s funny how things work.  You think you’re in a vacuum thinking about something “really innovative” and you look online to see that the rest of the world is in lock-step with you.  (or worse, ahead!) For example, before I … Continue reading

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As I Enter the Apple Universe

Although I have nearly always worked in Apple-dominated fields, (desktop publishing, web, photography and video) I have always been a PC-user.  It wasn’t really a conscious choice, it’s just that all of my work computers have happened to be PC … Continue reading

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New Sites on the Block

I’ve been busy floating around the wide-open spaces of the internet checking out some of the newer sites and tools available – the view has been amazing! The most recent one I have discovered is Bloom.com.  This is a virtual, … Continue reading

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How to be Indispensable

I have a theory, and I think it’s a good one. I think the best way to both work your way up the ladder and make yourself Indispensable at a company is to make sure you are replaceable, and better … Continue reading

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Personal Branding

Personal branding has been an on-again, off-again interest of mine – and it’s akin to any other healthy activity.  Think going to the dentist – something that’s important and good for you, but takes time and is even painful once … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned from Working

I woke up at 3:30 am a couple of mornings ago from a bad dream.  To try to get to sleep, I thought I would try to think of nice things – things I was thankful for.  I started thinking … Continue reading

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Just Keep Swimming

Recently, I’ve been reminded that no matter what happens, you must move forward.  There is no choice, there is no debate, time marches on – and you with it.  The first time this became clear to me was when my … Continue reading

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