Trusting my neighbors
Tuesday, 25 Jan, 2011
Trusting my neighbors

I live in a truly cool loft in downtown Austin. For weekends, I have a small farmhouse 20 miles away. I have a beautiful acre, 65 Live Oak trees, a small pond with varying numbers of fish (I seem to be feeding someone with these fish that seem to decrease in numbers regularly) and some frogs, […]

Change Management can be easy: podcast & article
Thursday, 20 Jan, 2011
Change Management can be easy: podcast & article

For the past several months, I have been recording a series on Change Management, with StrategyDriven ezine, called Making Change Work. I’ve also published a lead article in The Systems Thinker titled: ‘Buy-In: A radical approach to change management’.
Please read, listen, and enjoy. While my work is often associated with ‘sales’, my decision facilitation model […]

What do I do with my brain?
Tuesday, 18 Jan, 2011
What do I do with my brain?

I have a very unusual brain and experience the world differently than most. As a person with Non-Verbal Learning Disorder (NLD – a form of Aspgerger’s), I experience the world in systems. I listen for systems, hear people speak in systems, ask systems-based questions. Some folks find me obnoxious, some charming. Some find me smart/interesting. But certainly […]

Craig’s List, Monster.com, and University Job Boards all suck
Tuesday, 11 Jan, 2011
Craig’s List, Monster.com, and University Job Boards all suck

Looking for a tech person, I tried everything any normal employer would try, assuming that amongst them, I would find the right person. But I was wrong.
The people that showed up have been unqualified, and the job boards had no way of qualifying or filtering them for me.
I originally just posted on Craig’s list, but was receiving very […]

PAYPAL is a bad vendor
Tuesday, 4 Jan, 2011
PAYPAL is a bad vendor

Here’s how to get whatever you want to purchase on line for free: use PayPal. All you have to do is dispute your charge, and you WIN! Your purchase will be FREE! Your credit card will return your money, you can keep your purchase, and you’ll have no liability!
Of course, if you’re a vendor, you lose. PayPal will, basically, do nothing […]

Making Change Work: a change management podcast series with StrategyDriven
Tuesday, 28 Dec, 2010
Making Change Work: a change management podcast series with StrategyDriven

In conjunction with StrategyDriven magazine, and with Nathan Ives as the brilliant interviewer, I’ve recorded a series of 5 podcasts called Making Change Work. The first podcast is available below.
And, why am I recording a Change Management series? For those of you familiar with my decision facilitation model, you’ll recognize that it’s basically a change […]