Interpersonal Violence and Statistics

Its strange how the relationship we have with death caused by interpersonal violence is so different from deaths caused other ways – I think it has to do with a feeling helplessness. If there is something we care about, we have to refuse to give in to helplessness, we have to dare mightily and refuse …

Gratitude (Professional)

As March begins I wanted to take a few minutes to reflect on professional gratitude. I’ve been quite open about my gratitude personally. There’s an intersection there, a year ago my baby daughter Winter was in the NICU (Many of these posts are protected due to sensitivity if you’re a friend just ask me for …

What is an “Offering Manager”?

And for that matter what is an “Offering?” Or a “Product” or a “Feature” and how do you know the difference between them all? What is an Offering Manager at IBM? A Product Manager? What is an Offering? How can you tell the difference between a Product and a Feature? Why can’t you just give …

Cyber Security is a Team Sport

Cyber Security is a team sport. And it doesn’t have to be a dull compliance ridden affair with death by powerpoint, click-through web based training and mindless acceptance of each and every concept by rote. I just absolutely blazed through Cory Doctrow’s Little Brother novel series including the latest (potentially stand-alone more adult- focused) Attack …

Grow Powerful People

I’ve settled on a more concise way to say it. It’s not that the way I had been articulating my mission is wrong. It’s more that it was longer than it needed to be and more of a how than a why. My why is to grow powerful people. My how is by learning and …

Beyond the Uniform guest appearance

I was proud to be interviewed on the Beyond the Uniform Podcast with Justin Nassiri discussing career moves and some of the value Military Veterans can offer to Technology Companies. It drew and built on a lot of the work I did on The Art of Product War. Justin has delivered guidance and mentorship through …