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Life lessons from a private pilot student

Life lessons from a private pilot student

Twenty years ago I developed a strong urge to learn how to fly; I was however a student and wasn’t sure I had the time (or money) to pull it off.  Almost two years ago to the day, I got my first demo flight and I was hooked.  120 flight hours, 400+ landings, and hundreds […]

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Lead, don't manage talent

Lead, don’t manage talent

Talent Management is a topic that has been much discussed over the past 30 years.  While I am not an HR professional (or perhaps because I am not), I have always looked at talent management as an integral part of my job as a manager. Despite the volumes of books that have been written on […]

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Building thriving ecosystems:  Android vs. the iPhone

Building thriving ecosystems: Android vs. the iPhone

I recently came across an article on Information Week that highlighted some of the challenges Android is currently facing with its app store.  Given the criticism Apple has been receiving about the degree of control they exert (both in terms of their technology stack and the standards they apply to 3rd party apps on their […]

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Leadership: Beyond Social Media Marketing

Leadership: Beyond Social Media Marketing

I attended a webinar sponsored by the Society for New Communications Research last week where Charlene Li presented an overview of her new book “Open Leadership: How Social Technology Can Transform the Way You Lead.” In it, Charlene claims that the emerging growth of social media will have far-reaching implications on business and requires a […]

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