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Riding Out the Storm Until (Almost) Everything Old is New Again

Have you ever felt like if you just held on long enough and let the storm pass, things would go back to the way were? We all hit the “if only” obstacle at various stages of our lives and I’ve been thinking about it a lot over the last few months. Things could go back…… Continue reading Riding Out the Storm Until (Almost) Everything Old is New Again

book reviews · Freelance Writing

Don’t Sell Me, Tell Me by Greg Koorhan (Book Review)

We are storytellers, all of us, whether we realize it or not. Our emotions drive our decisions, our purchases, our direction. But, somehow in the rise of the quest for data-driven insights, the story sometimes gets lost in the details. Greg Koorhan’s book Don’t Sell Me, Tell Me – How to Use Storytelling to Connect…… Continue reading Don’t Sell Me, Tell Me by Greg Koorhan (Book Review)

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The Case for Tossing Resolutions in Favor of a Mindset Shift

I don’t make New Year’s resolutions anymore. Or at least, I don’t call them that. The lists of lose weight, eat better, be better, do more…yada, yada, yada felt inspiring as I wrote them down full of possibility for the year. And like most people, I was full tilt into my list…for about a week…… Continue reading The Case for Tossing Resolutions in Favor of a Mindset Shift

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Friday Musings #4

“I don’t need college, I’ve got YouTube,” said a friend’s daughter recently. I laughed, half agreeing and half reminiscing. Wtih Carnegie Mellon’s recent announcement of its AI degree program, the first in the United States and the world of online learning (MOOC or Massive Open Online Courses) offerings, I got to thinking.  As a lifelong…… Continue reading Friday Musings #4

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What Drives Us? Thoughts on Human Behaviors in a Digital World

I write regularly in the tech space with a focus on digital and analytics. It fascinates me that a mix of binary numbers and human behaviors can predict what we like, what we buy, what we do, where we’ll go, where we’ll live, how we pay for goods and services, and the list goes on.…… Continue reading What Drives Us? Thoughts on Human Behaviors in a Digital World

Freelance Writing

Friday Morning Musings #1

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler,…… Continue reading Friday Morning Musings #1

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The Promise in the Dash

I was born. I died. And the dash between only a blink. I’m not afraid. I wasn’t afraid. It’s happened before and it will happen again. But, I am so tired of watching! I want to live a whole life. A life within that dash. That, oh so simple symbol evoking a sense of a…… Continue reading The Promise in the Dash