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Archives for April 2010

The Talking Blog

My kids watch a cartoon on PBS about a talking dog named Martha.  It turns out the dog ate some alphabet soup and through the magic of television, learned how to speak English.  However, to the dismay of my children, this post is about talking blogs – not dogs. Thanks to BuzzVoice, my blog can […]

simplify

It recently occurred to me that through the course of my life I have devoted way too much time to socks.  Yes, socks. No, I don’t have some weird sock fetish or a creepy sock collection, but rather I have spent countless minutes here and there sifting through laundry baskets, rummaging through drawers, and searching […]

Drawing Attention

They say a picture is worth a thousand words.  If that is the case, Dan Roam’s book The Back of the Napkin is easily worth a million.  The book is dedicated to teaching professionals to use simple drawings to visualize problems and their subsequent solutions.  I once had a boss, Brian Montgomery, who was the […]