Domo Tuesday

Feeling depressed at night when you finally leave work and go home? (I know I do since I work at Domo.) Missing the synergistic energy from your co-workers? Are you solving hard problems in the loneliness of your basement? Well don't reach for … [Continue reading]

Social Media for Business – The Social Domolution

Josh James, founder of Domo, has started a social experiment…a #DomoSocial experiment. I was at the kickoff last Tuesday and I have to be honest, I have mixed feelings. Analysts have asked, “Is social media for business?”, but the elephant in the … [Continue reading]

SEO Tactics That Move the Needle

WordPress SEO

Due to popular demand, I am putting the content of my presentation on Search Engine Optimization (SEO) in a blog post for my class and anyone else interested. As an assignment, I was given an article by Rich Brooks – How to Rank Higher at the … [Continue reading]

Recovering From My First Half Marathon

Updated: Mar 31, 2012 - Added pictures of me during the race. I just finished my first half marathon last Saturday. Woot! This marks the official completion of one of my 2012 Finish Year goals. With my left ankle hurting and my shoulder … [Continue reading]

Learn to Fail Fast

Success Failure Sign Post

All your life you've been taught that self-worth comes from success, not failure. This is a complete lie. It's true that success is great and wonderful and a worthy goal to pursue. But what worth is it if you didn't learn anything? We learn the … [Continue reading]

Training for my First Half Marathon

Runner on Target

So I refreshed this blog on Amazon's cloud using the Elastic Beanstalk as part of Finish Year 2012. Another item on my finish list is to run a half marathon. I am registered to run in the Canyonlands Half Marathon on March 17th. To train … [Continue reading]

Twitter in Live Theatrical Performances

Imagine going to see a Shakespeare play. Before the show begins, you are not told to turn off your phone. Instead you are told to turn on your phone and login to twitter. Now during the show, the audience is tweeting with each other and members of … [Continue reading]

Super Bowl Ads 2012

A new tradition of mine (since last year) is to watch all of the super bowl ads. You might just find the next best commercial of all time. I just finished watching all the ads and wanted to share the ones that connected to me the most. Pepsi – … [Continue reading]

Knock on Wood to Avoid Creating an Undesired Reality

Are you avoid talking about certain things because you're afraid once you mention it, you're tempting fate and a negative outcome will pursue? You're not alone. In fact, this is quite common. Let me give an example that all those who have tried to … [Continue reading]

Simply Dynamo

Amazon just announced the immediate availability of their new DynamoDB, a "fully managed NoSQL database service that provides fast and predictable performance with seamless scalability." You may recall that I just spent time and effort … [Continue reading]