November 19, 2017

re:Invent 2017!

I am so excited to be going to re:Invent this year. Coupled with the opportunity to visit with some family, it’s going to be an extremely action-packed week of pure awesome. It felt like college course selection all over again, except there were too many that I was interested in and I did my best to pack every second of the day instead of only classes that started after lunch. Being an adult is cool sometimes.

October 27, 2017

REMOTE: Office Not Required

This book is dear to me for a variety of reasons, not the least of which that it is perhaps the easiest way to identify someone’s “school of thought” with respect to business. I read this book years ago, but as I find it increasingly more relevant, and with my efforts to catalog what I read, I thought doing a retro-post on the book worthwhile. In one of my previous lives, I offered this book as a guideline to our recruiting and staffing plans for a startup that was in the late-early stages of being funded, and the rest of the executive team was immediately defensive of the approach of…