November 2010 Archives

Daily Reading from November 29, 2010
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. Announcing demo.sipsorcery.com – huge thanks to Tropo! —...
November 29, 2010 - 102 words,

Daily Reading from November 28, 2010
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. icf new mobile workstation: mobi — ICF has...
November 28, 2010 - 151 words,

Showed the kids the original Tron last night. Wow, was that a bad movie.
Showed the kids the original Tron last night. Wow, was that a bad movie. Nov...
November 27, 2010 - 21 words,

Daily Reading from November 25, 2010
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. Crisis management by firing executives – and why...
November 25, 2010 - 156 words,

Daily Reading from November 24, 2010
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. 10 Ways To Deliver Awesome Schwag For Your...
November 24, 2010 - 17 words,

Most people throw birthday parties for their wives. @aaronklein is thowing @caceyklein a fundraiser. See what politics do to people?
Most people throw birthday parties for their wives. @aaronklein is thowing @caceyklein a fundraiser. See...
November 19, 2010 - 27 words,

Leaving Sac #Drupal meeting, where I gave an impromptu demo of PhonePoll and created a few new Tropo fans.
Leaving Sac #Drupal meeting, where I gave an impromptu demo of PhonePoll and created a...
November 17, 2010 - 26 words,

Phone Poll, a #Drupal module that allows voting on polls via #phone and #SMS, is coming along nicely. Give it a try. http://ow.ly/39rlp
Phone Poll, a #Drupal module that allows voting on polls via #phone and #SMS, is...
November 13, 2010 - 30 words,

Daily Reading from November 13, 2010
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. How To Create a Sustainable Entrepreneurial Community...
November 13, 2010 - 15 words,

I just got a spam email with a subject line of "Blessing 2.2" Makes me wonder what the changelog was from Blessing 2.0.
I just got a spam email with a subject line of "Blessing 2.2" Makes me...
November 11, 2010 - 30 words,

Daily Reading from November 11, 2010
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. Are Web Apps Becoming Over-Reliant on One Another?...
November 11, 2010 - 58 words,

First commit: phonepoll, a #Drupal module for voting in polls via phone or SMS. http://ow.ly/37i4G
First commit: phonepoll, a #Drupal module for voting in polls via phone or SMS. http://ow.ly/37i4G...
November 9, 2010 - 22 words,

My laptop screen is now very clean. Might be the most productive thing I've accomplished today.
My laptop screen is now very clean. Might be the most productive thing I’ve accomplished...
November 9, 2010 - 23 words,

Guy next to me at Tupelo is reading the comics in a newspaper. And laughing out loud every so often.
Guy next to me at Tupelo is reading the comics in a newspaper. And laughing...
November 9, 2010 - 27 words,

My dog just came in from outside, hopped onto the back of the couch and deposited a newly dead mouse on my wife's head.
My dog just came in from outside, hopped onto the back of the couch and...
November 8, 2010 - 31 words,

Sac Court mistakenly marked me as missing Jury duty. Call to clear up, sit on hold for 45 minutes and then I'm disconnected. Twice.
Sac Court mistakenly marked me as missing Jury duty. Call to clear up, sit on...
November 8, 2010 - 31 words,

Has terrible service from local government agencies ever made someone move to a different city?
Has terrible service from local government agencies ever made someone move to a different city?...
November 8, 2010 - 22 words,

From my son's high school newsletter, "Varsity won [our rival high school] 62 to 0." Is that anything like racing for pinks?
From my son’s high school newsletter, "Varsity won [our rival high school] 62 to 0."...
November 8, 2010 - 29 words,

Really like Hipmunk's gantt chart layout for flights, but there's not enough power traveller options to get me to stop using Kayak.
Really like Hipmunk’s gantt chart layout for flights, but there’s not enough power traveller options...
November 6, 2010 - 29 words,

Hipmunk's new flight search tool allows you to sort by "Agony" http://ow.ly/35CVd http://www.hipmunk.com/
Hipmunk’s new flight search tool allows you to sort by "Agony" http://ow.ly/35CVd http://www.hipmunk.com/ Nov 6,...
November 6, 2010 - 20 words,

I'll be representing @tropo at @cloudcamp SF tomorrow night. http://j.mp/chobL5
I’ll be representing @tropo at @cloudcamp SF tomorrow night. http://j.mp/chobL5 Nov 3, 2010 3 :32...
November 3, 2010 - 17 words,

Meeting in SF today and amtrak was packed with people in Giants gear. First train was full, had to take the 7:40 instead.
Meeting in SF today and amtrak was packed with people in Giants gear. First train...
November 3, 2010 - 30 words,

People are congratulating me on the Giants win, but I didn't have much to do with it. Lincecum barely even USED the slider I taught him.
People are congratulating me on the Giants win, but I didn’t have much to do...
November 2, 2010 - 33 words,

RT @socialping: Look at the spike of tweets for the world series: http://twitpic.com/334f2z - Over 52,000 tweets from 7pm-8pm
RT @socialping: Look at the spike of tweets for the world series: http://twitpic.com/334f2z - Over...
November 1, 2010 - 26 words,

Pitchers and catchers report in 14 weeks. Can't wait for baseball season to start.
Pitchers and catchers report in 14 weeks. Can’t wait for baseball season to start. Nov...
November 1, 2010 - 21 words,

Pitching wins championships.
Pitching wins championships. Nov 1, 2010 7 :46 via Twitter...
November 1, 2010 - 10 words,

Beard power!
Beard power! Nov 1, 2010 7 :28 via Twitter...
November 1, 2010 - 9 words,

Recently

Assumptions and project planning (Feb 18)
When your assumptions change, it's reasonable that your project plans and needs change as well. But too many managers are afraid to go back and re-work a plan that they've already agreed to.
Feature voting is harmful to your product (Feb 7)
There's a lot of problems with using feature voting to drive your product.
Encouraging 1:1s from other managers in your organization (Jan 4)
If you’re managing other managers, encourage them to hold their own 1:1s. It’s such an important tool for managing and leading that everyone needs to be holding them.
One on One Meetings - a collection of posts about 1:1s (Jan 2)
A collection of all my writing on 1:1s
Are 1:1s confidential? (Jan 2)
Is the discussion that occurs in a 1:1 confidential, even if no agreed in the meeting to keep it so?
Skip-level 1:1s are your hidden superpower (Jan 1)
Holding 1:1s with peers and with people far below you on the reporting chain will open your eyes up to what’s really going on in your business.
Do you need a 1:1 if you’re regularly communicating with your team? (Dec 28)
You’re simply not having deep meaningful conversation about the process of work in hallway conversations or in your chat apps.
What agenda items should a manager bring to a 1:1? (Dec 23)
At least 80% of a 1:1 agenda should be driven by your report, but if you also to use this time to work on things with them, then you’ll have better meetings.

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