Contagious in the Intention Economy

Ok, so I’m reading two books at the same time.  (Actually, three books, but let’s not count throwaway fiction.)  This is not unusual.  However, the fact that both books are so different, timely and interesting is unusual for sure. So, why jump back and forth?  Because I love to let them sink in and –…

The Three Act Story

Wow!  Over a week since my last blog. Too long, but I will cut myself some slack as it was a busy week to prepare for the travel startup.  A ton of research this past week – both primary and secondary. In terms of primary research, it has been informal but relentless.  My poor friends, colleagues…

Aligning Your Goals to Your Dreams

This blog post is primarily not based on me but someone who has been an inspiration to me for a long time. Let’s start the story in 1998.  I was sitting in some new age, self-help, full day session at the Holiday Inn at the Willow Tree in Halifax (I think it was a “First…

Learning from Near Misses

Well, I warned that this blog would jump around a bit.  This one will be a good example. A common cliche is, “learn from your mistakes.”  Certainly, like most cliches, there is truth in this statement, but the problem with the statement is that it hard to learn from mistakes because mistakes are often associated…

Where is the Next Breakthrough in Analytics?

Upfront, it amazes me how little Las Vegas and the whole “Vegas thing” – a very small amount of gambling, too many late nights in Casino rooms bars, 3 hours a sleep a night (regardless of how much time you give yourself to try) – appeals to me any longer.  I don’t like this think…