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Travels in 2014

As the year winds down, I’m looking back at the past twelve months and looking forward to 2015.  Travel has been a huge part of my life this year (magnified by the move Sheri and I made to London, which … Continue reading

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A New Beginning

My wife and I have moved to London and moved into our new flat last week. Packed within that sentence are a whole lot of life changes for both of us. Back in January, I was asked to take a … Continue reading

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Second trip to Vietnam

In September, I took my second trip to our office in Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon).  I was extremely impressed, as I was on my first visit back in May, with the intelligence, energy and commitment of the people … Continue reading

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8 Business Lessons Learned from Paul McCartney

Last Friday night, I watched Paul McCartney play the first rock concert ever at Seattle’s Safeco Field.  He put on an incredible performance (which is reviewed here and here).  As I reflect back on the event, I recognize some core … Continue reading

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Strategic Planning Offsite

Last week, our leadership team went to a strategic planning offsite.  I know the perception of these meetings is often negative: they’re boring to attend, their results are fleeting, and (wherever the offsite is located) it’s a boondoggle to travel … Continue reading

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First Trip to Vietnam – Sightseeing

My last post described my first trip to Vietnam, in the middle of May.  After my week in the office, I had Saturday free to be a tourist in Ho Chi Minh City, before heading to the airport for a … Continue reading

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An Ending and a Beginning

Last Friday (22 February) was my last day at Noetix. After almost twelve years, I’ve moved on to a new opportunity. On Monday 25 February, I started a new adventure as VP of Product Development for the Social Intelligence division of SDL. … Continue reading

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