Monthly Archives: March 2013

Advertising Works, Even if You Don’t Click… Even if You Hate It!

Slate Magazine had a fascinating article yesterday about how Facebook intends to make money. In the early years of Internet advertising, the assumption by most was that the Internet was better than traditional (print or television or radio) advertising for … Continue reading

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Getting employees to take risks… which are good

The WSJ had a great article today on the challenges managers have in getting employees to take risks. It profiled a number of companies wherein they had been in survival mode for a long time, and employees had gotten used … Continue reading

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Why I Still Write Code

I grew up an engineer. You could almost say being an engineer defines me. When I worked as a manager of engineers, and I would go recruit staff, I would tell recruiters – in-house and external – that I wanted … Continue reading

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