Category: work / life

  • My 2010 “How Good Grows” Update

    I was fortunate enough to be selected again this year to participate in the Yahoo! “How Good Grows” program. The program is a combination of the concepts of “pay it forward”, microphilanthropy and social networking – Yahoo! selects a pool of people, gives them $100, and asks them to go do something nice. This could range […]

  • Work 2.0: Why I (mostly) <3 working from home

    Approximately one year ago, I left a large corporate environment (Autodesk) to work for a small company (Forum One), using my home office (the Garoffice) as my base of operations. The following post by Alex Iskold, The “Work From Home” Generation, does a really great job of summarizing the pros and cons of the 20 […]

  • Miphone: love it, love it, love it

    I have had my iphone since around lunch today, when FedEx dropped it off. I have to say, I LOVE IT. I really haven’t even used it as a phone yet… I think I’ve made 2 calls all day. I seriously can’t stop picking it up. Ok, ok, I know I’m totally geeking out. What […]

  • I’m quoted in Inc.

    I made this month’s Inc. Magazine, in the “Ask Inc.” section of the magazine. It’s a small quote, but I got a nice plug for the Online Community Report blog. The question to Inc. was about how to increase activity in a company’s online community. The part of my answer that was quoted (more or […]

  • I know we are in a bubble again

    I have predicted that when people start talking on their mobiles while peeing again, we would be in another bubble. As of 3:30 pm yesterday, we are officially in another bubble. ps: I was not the guilty party. pss: what’s up with that people?

  • Back from Seattle

    Sharon and Mel joined me on my trip to Seattle this week. I had really great meetings with folks from Microsoft, Sony Erricsson, and the LeFevers from CommonCraft. Have I achieved a work / life balance nirvana yet? Not quite, but having Sharon and Mel on the trip was a blast, and I still got […]