Thursday, December 30, 2010

Just reunited with a long, long lost friend from Belgium. ¡Hola Dirk! (we met in Spain in the 1970's) Thanks @AboutDotMe - networking works!

Friday, December 24, 2010

Amtrak'ing from
40° 0'53.95N, 105°16'13.97W
41°52′55″N 87°37′40″W
for the holidays with the lads.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Like snowflakes in Houston, office staff are disappearing quickly as 25-Dec approaches. Peaceful. Quiet. :)

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Really enjoying the view from here: 40° 0'53.95N, 105°16'13.97W with a current temp of: 34F/1C :)

Friday, December 10, 2010

James Naismith's rules at auction. < Nice! $2million!!

Monday, December 6, 2010

The 'feelings economy'

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Complementary Opposites >

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

86F/30C, northern hemisphere, 23-Nov. Really? Really! Just another hot jog on the Bayou. :)```

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Missionary CEOs vs. Mercenary CEOs - (video w/ John Doerr)

Saturday, November 13, 2010

Capped a 39.1k/24.3m week with a 4.5m/7.4k bayou jog in 17c/63f coolness. Sweet!

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Over 300 people registered to attend 27-Oct "Using Data for Success" webinar wednesday! (and all non-profits!)

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Stanley Steemer carpet day. Hate the prep. Love the end result! :)

Sunday, October 3, 2010

RT @timberners_lee Please sign: Stop the Internet Blacklist -

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 - an information experience. (Alpha)

Saturday, September 25, 2010

Autumnal. (32C/91F) Easy Bayou jog. Almost glove/scarf season. ;-)

Wednesday, September 22, 2010


Friday, September 17, 2010

First sub 90F/32C jog in months! Any colder and thermal gear will be in order. ;-)

Friday, September 10, 2010

Jogging playlist updated with Sly > *

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Burning Man's open source cell phone system could help save the world >

Friday, August 27, 2010 = timelier, real-time search results.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Great idea! - Drop 'n drag facility/asset management.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

"The four biases of great service providers" -

Friday, August 20, 2010

"Our bridges transform lives" > > A *real* bridge-builder!

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

"Small, medium, large - Data for all size orgs!" Working on 25-August, FREE "Webinar Wednesday" preso.

Sunday, August 15, 2010

To jog or not to jog? (that's 38C/44C) Ideas to stay cool?

Saturday, August 14, 2010

This week in jogging: 30m/49km. Today's heat index of 105F/40C. S-l-o-w jog w/ lots of water! :)

Friday, August 13, 2010

Google's Net neutrality ideas meet Raging Grannies -
Dual-core micro processors on the smartphones! ;)

Thursday, August 12, 2010

WaterLife: 100 billion gallons (378 billion liters) of water evaporate - every *day*(!) from the Great Lakes.

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Ah Sunday siesta, dulce siesta...

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Monday, August 2, 2010

Hello August! Heat indices between 37-43C or 100-110F Where? Here> 29°45'35.84N, 95°21'45.12W Better than Baghdad @ 122F/50C !!

Saturday, July 31, 2010

Today's run: Centigrade= | Fahrenheit= ¡Caliente, baby! ;-)

Thursday, July 29, 2010

"Webinar Wednesday" success! 270 registrants, 4 brilliant speakers from Detroit, Tampa Bay, Tacoma, and Los Angeles. Great Q&A also! :)

Sunday, July 25, 2010

Sunday breakfast: Cheerios w/ fruit? Or Eggs Benedict w/ side of bacon? Think, "heart healthy" ;-)

Friday, July 23, 2010

Rotting flesh smell! Our Corpse Flower "Lois" Is Blooming!

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Yesterday in history: 21-July: In 1983, Vostok, Antarctica dropped to -129°F/-89°C, the coldest temperature recorded anywhere in the world.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Why recovering from failure is such a great opportunity¦

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

The telos of business. < Asacker

Friday, July 16, 2010

Is government exempt from this? Are you? Is your organization?

Monday, July 12, 2010

The Y - Brand Essence [Video-Clip HQ]

Friday, July 9, 2010

New Jersey* Telecom Audit Finds Unneeded Phone Lines <$M Wasted! [*substitute YOUR non-profit/NGO.True?]

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Neighbors' chickens ruffle feathers in Bishop - < High School home town :)
Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Online Video | Center for Social Media < Mind opening!

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

"5 de mayo, 6 de junio, 7 de julio...San Fermín"

Monday, July 5, 2010

"It's not the critic who counts...but...who spends himself for a worthy cause." - T. Roosevelt, 1910, Sorbonne -

Sunday, July 4, 2010

Slightly longer (& slower) July 4th jog: 6m/10k with heat of 99F/37C. Happy 234th Birthday USA!

Saturday, July 3, 2010

What? 2 vaguely familiar objects spotted during today's run: Sol y sombra - mmm... ¡deliciosa! ;)

Friday, July 2, 2010

Houston: On the "dirty" side of Hurricane Alex. How "dirty"? There's *so* much rain, there's no "dirt" left! ;-)

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Wow! "Apple of My Eye" - an iPhone 4 film (ht @ruperthowe)

Monday, June 28, 2010

SEO or How to Deliver Bad News in a Good Way | Magazine Wait, this is SEO? I thought... never mind. ;-)

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Rock star in the world of materials? Graphene. 100Ghz graphene-based processor!
G-20=violence. Pittsburgh.$ Toronto.$ Suggest: G-20 dedicated island/protectorate like St. Helena or Tristan de Cunha.$ Secure. Isolated.

Saturday, June 26, 2010

4m/6k in 103F/39C heat to end a short week of 20m/33km. Must. Get. New. Shoes. :)

Great Saucony shoes @ 280m/450km

Saucony @ 280m/450km
Must. Get. New. Shoes. :)

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Wow. Chicago weather ->

Monday, June 21, 2010

Visual: 1st Day of Summer (USA) -
Visual: 1st Day of Summer (USA)
Hello Summer! (Officially today) And for #worldcup - Hello Winter! :) Southern Hemisphere.

Sunday, June 20, 2010

24hr Amtrak sojourn tomorrow. First, Father's Day with my lads in Chicagoland. :)

Sunday, June 13, 2010

10 weeks ago, new Saucony (great!) running shoes. 280mi/450km later > Time for new Saucony, again. :)

Thursday, June 10, 2010

.@ 8:25am - only 33C/91F in H-town. Yes, we know what the "H" stands for. ;)

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

@ $35,000/night methinks room service is "included" (not "free"). And the waterfall? OK, that's free. ;)

Sunday, June 6, 2010

Good news? Thunderstorm dropped temp from 43C/110F to 31C/88F in 30 minutes. Bad news? I was jogging those same 30 minutes. ;)
Adobe reports 'critical' flaw in Flash, Acrobat - iPhone/iPad owners...oh, wait...nevermind. ;) |

Saturday, June 5, 2010

41C/107F (H-town w/ heat index). Hydrate y'all. And SPF ¡al máximo! :)

Monday, May 31, 2010

Hurricane Season Raises New Fears -

Friday, May 28, 2010

170+ professionals from 35 states on National NGO's 2nd "Webinar Wednesday".Topic? 10 specific ways for "Using Data for Membership Success"

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

The Dominator. Cell phone privacy? Ha! (via @katrinskaya) Orwell's 1984 in 2010.

Friday, May 21, 2010


Monday, May 17, 2010

34C/93F, 17-May. Hydrating for late p.m. jog.
Getting cell phones into Cuban hands - (via @katrinskaya)

Sunday, May 16, 2010

GPS Power-Up: Get Ready for New Sense of Place | Wired
Chicago is not the most corrupt American city, it's the most theatrically corrupt. - Louis "Studs" Terkel

Friday, May 14, 2010

Facebook Privacy Visually: A Bewildering Tangle of Options (50 settings,more than 170 options.) /via @BillGlover
Facebook launches new security feature - < band-aid/bandage addressing symptom - *not* cause.

Thursday, May 13, 2010

The state of wireless satisfaction in the U.S. -

Saturday, May 8, 2010

Seth: Becoming a bus company

Friday, May 7, 2010

White Castle woos fans with burger-scented candle - #munchies

Thursday, May 6, 2010

New Facebook features secretly add apps to your profile | Security Central - InfoWorld (No Permission Required)

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

The Social Media Cheatsheet (Infographic)

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

OPEN conversations via enterprise microblogging (video clip)

Saturday, May 1, 2010

8 Best Android Apps for Health and Fitness #6 is only $0.99 ;-)
It's all about "2nd mile service" -

Friday, April 30, 2010

Time to Audit Your Facebook Privacy Settings, Here's How | Fast Company

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Facebook data - Want to know HOW MUCH of your data is available to EVERYONE?
Working the net and netting the work. It's all about the nets. :)

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

FREE: Using Skype via WiFi on Nokia N95 8GB (Symbian OS) for toll-free conference call. Quality. Priceless.

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Expanded Cellular Service & More Subway Thefts My Blackberry has SmartGuard now. Who has your data? For how long?

Monday, April 12, 2010

From the CEO: 5 Questions CIOs Need to Answer

Thursday, April 8, 2010

The Levy flight (& Member retention) -

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

is a free
browser works like a
teleprompter -no
extra software

Monday, April 5, 2010

TechSoup Global: Upcoming Tool - Social Media 101 for Non-Profits. #3 is *powerful*!

Saturday, April 3, 2010

A sunny day at 29c/85F, capped a 30m/48km week with a 5m/8km wildflower-lined Bayou jog. Sweet!
Wrong people, wrong question. 1959 consultants say "no future in the market". Xerox copier turns 50!

Friday, April 2, 2010

Today: 1st Anniversary. Pensive/melancholy. 4m/6k Bayou stroll. Good Friday. Thankful.

Thursday, April 1, 2010

It was all too real. The people. The work. The job. The City. The clothes. And then I woke up. Oh, cruel, cruel April 1st. ;)

Sunday, March 28, 2010

is drafting and presenting the final "Technology Assessment" report for the CEO & CFO of a $30M Jacksonville non-profit. Identified $avings!

Friday, March 19, 2010

Yesterday's 4m/6k Bayou jog, running away (substitute gnats :)

Tuesday, March 16, 2010 Wow. Just Wow.
Six Tips to Reinvent Non-Profits, Fast Company 1-Don't be crazy. 2-Ground people; don't grind them. 3-Give 'em a break
"The Complete Guide to Google Wave" - 3 Versions: 1) FREE via web; 2) $9 PDF, 3) $25 Hardcopy. Re-freshing!

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Free Bird" back in my running mix. Ended today's run on that ♫ :)

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

25c/77F - gotta be the warmest day of 2010 so far for Houston. Hello Spring! :)
Geek speak: Cisco CRS-3, 322Tbps. Plain English: deliver every film ever made in 4 minutes! I'll take 2 please. ;)

Sunday, March 7, 2010

Franco, 60? Say it ain't so! Franco Harris is 60 today. Wow, seems just like yesterday watchin' this Steeler tear up the field.

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Pre-Spring Bayou run. Sunny, 17c/63F. (Pre-Spring = trillions of gnats! Oh, yeah, food chain in action ;) WANTED: runner's gnat screen.

Friday, February 26, 2010

Sunny 14c/58F flying run. Windy 19m/31k gusting to 35m/56k. Blown away! ;)

Thursday, February 25, 2010

"Business is *not* about numbers. It's about people and their feelings. Numbers simply tell you…"

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

…the refuge of the lizard brain…you? folks you know? - - or Linchpin?

Sunday, February 21, 2010

21c/70F sunshine and a fun run. Adding a little Pink Floyd (Dark Side of the Moon) to my run mix :) Next, Chicago (the band).

Saturday, February 20, 2010

Fun. Run. Sun. 2 out of 3 today - no sun, cloudy 17c/63F on the White Oak Bayou Trail. Logged 25m/41km this week.

Friday, February 19, 2010

"Less supersizing. More exercising." - 2 Billboards in Central Florida. (Lovin' it! ;-)

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Crisis & Obsession (includes another great story of Herb Kelleher's "peanuts") - (my version of sales tax & 501-c-3's)

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

1,240,000 pounds! USA salami recall expanded: salmonella outbreak infects 230 people in 44 states

Monday, February 15, 2010

2'fer: Godin/Asacker paths converge re: followers! |

Sunday, February 14, 2010

20c/68F - a leisurely 8.5km fun run in the sun!
Love is…

Saturday, February 13, 2010

Getting Naked: A Business Fable About Shedding The Three Fears That Sabotage Client Loyalty (J-B Lencioni Series)

Friday, February 12, 2010

2C/36F (but rain has moved on!) Happy Friday conversations scheduled with: Chicago, Honolulu, Chicago - in that order. It's on!

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Got Google: "Wave"? Yes. "Buzz"? Yes. When will Google announce a "Time" product? Need. More. Time. Beta acceptable. ;)

Monday, February 8, 2010

Frightened, clueless or uninformed? Comfort the frightened, coach the clueless and teach the uninformed.

Friday, February 5, 2010

From MIT> - a place to stash your information - FREE - open source

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

A Hole in the Soul of Business - 'a paucity of purpose' - < Wow! So true. So sad. Not me.

Monday, February 1, 2010

Punxsutawney Phil's prediction? Or election day in the USA? What's more important to you on 2-Feb-2010?

Thursday, January 28, 2010

-9F/-23C, ChicagoLand's current definition of cold ;-)

Friday, January 22, 2010

Branding... wrestle it to the ground and kill it
before it kills you. -

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Debt, fashionable? :) Must be. Check out this NATIONAL Debt InfoGraphic -

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

El Guapo: Would you say I have a plethora of piñatas? Jefe: Oh yes, you have a plethora. El Guapo: Jefe, what is a plethora?
10 dangerous executive delusions: via Steve Tobak: "common in C-Suites, self-deception is a shortcut to failure."

Monday, January 18, 2010

"As of Sunday evening (5 p.m.), January 17, the text “Haiti” to 90999 program has raised nearly $20 million." from

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Haiti Text Message Donations Top $10 Million [Haiti] -

Thursday, January 14, 2010

One tenth of 1 percent (.001) US pop. of 300M = 300,000 donations of $10 = $3,000,000 < 48 hours! Text 'Haiti' to 90999 (via

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Send a $10 donation by texting ‘Haiti’ to 90999 (via Done. Do it.

Monday, January 4, 2010

2010: Hope mongering…(Seth Godin

Saturday, January 2, 2010

Happy Palindrome Day - USA! 01 02 2010 :)

Friday, January 1, 2010

New Year's Day: 4-mile run. Rose Bowl time! Chillaxin'
Scottish theologian Carl Bard:"Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending."