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CES 2018: Why Your Data is No Longer a Value Proposition
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As I recently wrote, the era of IoT as the future has come to an end. Connectivity saturation has arrived and set the expectation for nearly every modern product to…

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CES 2018: IoT is Officially Dead
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Take a gander through any technology publication, stop by a technology event, or dive headfirst into a conversation with your average technologist and you’ll undoubtedly trip over a conversation about…

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Why Pushing for More is Slowing You Down
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One of the worst mistakes software executives make in product development is pushing to maximize velocity. They equate minimizing time to value with going faster, when, in reality, going faster…

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3 Ways to Act, and Act Now
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Leadership styles vary greatly when it come to initiating action. Some leaders are quick to move while others deliberate and process. The latter are more analytical and often find themselves…

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3 Principles for Prioritizing and Building Relational Capital
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A Chief Executive holds many responsibilities. Chief among them is the responsibility to set clear expectations and ensure that the team has the resources needed to deliver on them. Once…

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Why Isn’t Healthcare Like Fire Service?
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Like most Americans, I’m frustrated by the ongoing political battle between the left and the right over health care. Yet, in a sense, my schizophrenia as an angry independent that…

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The Problem of Ubiquitous Information
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In a world where information is readily available and easily accessible, knowledge itself might just be the problem. Patrick Lencioni, one of my favorite authors, speakers and thought leaders, preaches…

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Digital, is Not Digital, is Not Digital
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Very few of us would confuse an advertising executive with a film producer. One understands the art of the sale while the other entertains us. Both are tasked with telling…

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4 Ways Great Leaders Think Differently About Hiring
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Too many leaders overlook hiring as just another responsibility, and good managers know how to identify talent and plug a hole. But great leaders understand that the right hire will…

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Two easy ways to build momentum
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James is a young entrepreneur. He was recruited by seasoned entrepreneurs to help bootstrap a new venture. Together, he and other similarly recruited co-founders have been working under the tutelage…

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