A ramble, hopefully both amusing and thoughtful, on my recent buying experience upgrading to the iPhone 5 and why I am loving it now that it is in my hands.
Most of what I follow on Twitter and LinkedIn are companies, news sources and industry info. Mixed in with this lot are a few of my modern day heroes. People I admire because of their successes and because they make a difference in the world they live in. The commonalities seem to be that they […]
Last night I went to my first Toronto Product Marketing Association meeting (TPMA http://www.tpma.ca) . The topic was CEO of Your Product, Prove it with Revenue. I found the presentations and discussions to be relevant and thought-provoking. I became a fan of the group and will be attending more of their events in the future.
It was with a tang of bittersweet nostalgia that I read the announcement last week that Microsoft will retire its Windows Live Messenger (MSN Messenger) product. http://techcrunch.com/2012/11/06/end-of-an-era-windows-live-messenger-to-be-retired-users-transitioned-to-skype/ Even though it’s been absolutely eons since I last logged into my account, having long ago become a convert to Skype because of the VoIP services. Even long before […]
The premier entry in my blog came about as a perfect storm of ideas inspired by listening to 3 of the speakers at Tedx Toronto. Jon Dwyer (CEO Flax Energy), Susur Lee’s (Owner / Chef LEE & Bent) and Barbara Arrowsmith Young (Director Arrowsmith Program).
I don’t think the intention of these speakers was to present that Alchemy often comes from necessity – or a storm raging at the door. Maybe it’s just what my own current perspective wanted to hear. Though its food for thought that our own perfect storms tend to propel us towards innovation. And wouldn’t it wonderful if we could find a way to harness this ability to create before the storm occurs.