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6 Ways to Get the Most out of Day 2 – #ISUM16

It’s Day 2 of the Internet Summit in Raleigh, NC.  Here are six ways to get the most out of it, based on what was shared on Day 1. Enjoy.  You’re out of the office.  Like Al Madrigal said – … Continue reading

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Nice Pants: Tactical Office Wear

Comfort is difficult to quantify.  We tend to use air perm as our primary metric when working with water barrier materials.  There are many high-end pants now on the market from non-traditional vendors with unique angles on comfort. 1a& 1b: … Continue reading

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Recruiting and HR: Facets of a Job

We’ve had good success in recruiting and building a talented team.  As part of that our job descriptions became much clearer in some ways, and less clear in others.  We’ve also observed that our best candidates and most successful hires … Continue reading

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Believe the Team that is Doing It

Better batteries will definitely impact the automotive market, but there are a wide range of opinions as to how.  The US Department of Energy estimated that nearly 1.2 million such vehicles were part of the American automotive fleet as of … Continue reading

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“I hate your plan. (But I won’t suggest alternatives.)”

Names can create power.  Finding an existing accepted name is even more helpful.  I encountered a management challenge that has been hard to name. After circling the problem for a few weeks, I opened up Pirie’s, How to Win Every … Continue reading

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Planning and Preparation: Two Weeks in St. John, USVI

Planning Tools Past trips with family Packing lists (Wendy with beach and vacation food) Tripadvisor was extremely helpful – more helpful than Yelp, Google Maps, etc. Kids beach and snorkel kit Day 0 / Saturday: Flights from RDU => CLT … Continue reading

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My Bad Calf Cramp was a Blood Clot

If you have a persistent bad calf cramp it could be indicative of a blood clot.  A blood clot, once in your body, can break off, go elsewhere and get into your lungs and/or brain and kill you.  I did … Continue reading

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