Author: Richard

  • Aloha means hello, oh, and goodbye

    Had a wonderful time with the family in Hawaii on vacation. We left yesterday midday and arrived early this morning to reset and rest to return to our normal work. Very very grateful to have been able to spend this time with family in such a gorgeous location. Always hard to leave, but so lucky…

  • Out Of Office (choose your adventure!)

    I’m out of office and decided to have some fun with it. This is what Is sending from my email – and Im posting a redirect link to deliver here from slack! I am out of office. Please either set your email or slack to re-deliver on or after 18 March if you want me…

  • Meet Up 2

    I had the distinct pleasure of catching up this Monday evening with a friend from a product team I worked on a few years back. He lives in the UK and was kind enough to message me that he’d be in town for a workshop.I was on calls until 5:30 PM, my wife would be…

  • How to Vote Like a Boss in the Primary Elections (and Why You Should)

    Hey, you. Yes, you. The one who is reading this post right now. I have a question for you: Do you like democracy? Do you like the constitution? Do you like having a say in how your country is run? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you need to pay attention…

  • Afghan evac 15Aug21—

    As Afghanistan fell, in august of 2021 I watched the news and twitter. I started checking in on veteran buddies in signal. “How are you doing? How is this sitting with you?” No one was happy.  Eventually on August 15th I hit a friend from B-school who had gone back into the US Army. “I…

  • The lost cause

    I enjoyed this so much that I bought the book thrice! Once as an audiobook and ebook in his Kickstarter, then again as a hardcover to have it signed at his talk. And I promise I’m not only posting positively about it because I met the author or because I’m trying to be thanked by…

  • Meet up in Meat Space

    I’m very busy. Aren’t we all theses days? But this weekend I got a wonderful chance to meet up with a couple of friends as they traveled through m neck of the woods. I’d love to post this reminder to myself and any others who might be interested. 1 Meet up in meat space if…

  • Another memorial day another reflection

    Another Memorial Day is here and it is always a time of reflection for me. I’ve written on it several years the past. Yes, I have friends who died serving in wars with me.Yes, we lost those wars. And now I have friends who served alongside me whose families continue to be at risk from…

  • Please give this a listen or watch?

    Hi there, could you please do me a favor and listen to this brief 40 minute talk? Or if you prefer video you could watch it? Then tell me what you think?

  • Brilliance in the Basics – Leadership in Product Management

    In the ongoing iteration and re-iteration of what I’ve learned, how I communicate it, what I learn anew and how I convey it, we have another release. I was very lucky to get to speak on lessons in Product Management with Growth School. They kindly provided a recording link and password that I can share…