What is a bit? This question is kind of like what is an atom? A bit is the smallest unit of measure in the computer industry. A bit stores a 1 or a 0; 1 means on and 0 means off. Bits don’t do a lot on their own, but […]

What is a bit?







How to Build Traffic So you’re writing your heart out. Fingers cracked and bleeding. Eyes bleary, blood-shot. On the verge of caffeine poisoning. Your reward: Three people have read your blog. Another five have noticed your Twitter post. No one clicked…

How to build traffic…



Over the last few months, I picked up and put down Jon Gordon’s book, The Carpenter , more than a few times. Why I didn’t buy it the first time I looked at it, I can’t tell you. Dumb on my part as I fell in love with Gordon’s best-selling […]

Book Review: The Carpenter



Much of the Republican debates have been expendable theatrics, but I watched this weekend’s follies from South Carolina anyway. And one thing has struck me: The ads are starting to get better. This season’s debates have had the highest ratings of any…

Should a Company Have a Soul?





The business story of the decade is one of insurgency: Every sector of our economy has spawned a cohort of software-driven companies “moving fast and breaking things,” “asking for forgiveness, not permission,” and “blitzscaling” their way to “eating…

Growth Is Hard



I’ve written a piece over on NewCo that I wanted to also post it here. See below… If your business focus is in technology or the Internet, as mine has been for nearly three decades, it’s quite possible you’ve never heard of the GLOBE Series , a global…

On Tech Leadership


Way back when – well, a few years back anyway- I wrote a series of posts around the idea of ” metaservices .” As I mused, I engaged in a bit of derision around the current state (at that point) of the mobile ecosystem, calling it ” chiclet-ized ” – […]

Metaservices FTW!




I’ve been writing a lot at NewCo’s publication, and will continue to do so. But I want to make sure you folks know about that work, so here are links to a couple of  new pieces. And The Award for the Best Marketing Execution At SXSW Goes To…

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