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Oil is a Dirty Word

There are lots of dirty words these days and oil is amongst them. I would even go as far as saying that if someone dropped a F-bomb, it would be seem to most as less dirty than the word oil. But people still use the f-word and frankly people still use oil and neither...

Thinking Big is no longer the Answer

There is a reason Mark Zuckerberg is a billionaire and Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss and Divya Narendra are not. Big ideas do not get you anywhere, big actions do. Solutions without actions are just suggestions How do you turn thinking into actions? Everything starts with a thought, but it is not the answer, it is only the...

The Age of Platforms

Platform comes from the French word, plateforme, literally 'flat shape'. Even though we tend to think of platforms as websites and software these days, what tends to come to mind, in comparison, is the public square, or what the ancient Greeks would call agora, meaning to gather together. It is commonly translated as assembly...

Risk vs Reward: Weighing the Pros and Cons of HIPAA Compliance

HIPAA is an important part of healthcare today because it ensures the implementation of safeguards to protect sensitive personal and health information. Clients, Customers, and Patients are trusting you with their most precious information; their identify and health information.  How are you earning trust?  How are you protecting it? During this article, we try...

How Climate Change Can Help With Climate Change

Are you retro-fitting the solution, or are you rethinking the problem? Whatever your position is on climate change, there is no denying that change is always happening. But, is climate change really the problem or the solution. I want to challenge you to think different about your approach when looking at problems. I am not...

Teach a Man to Phish

Give a man a fish, feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, feed him for a lifetime. This old adage could not be more true in the world of cyber security. Phishing is a cyber attack that uses the method of disguising email as a weapon, or the bait. It is...

What To Do About Bad Reviews

Nothing! I could end my post there, but I won't, and I will tell you why. Context. Without context, things are pretty worthless. If you saw a review titled, "This Thing Sucks!", you might think it was a bad review. But what if I told you, the review was about a vacuum. Immediately, with just...

Are We Using the Wrong Search Engine?

Search engines are not new, they have been around in different forms since the beginning of time. People, books, even the world around us, is one big search engine. When you think about it, there is one thing a search engine is designed for, questions. If you were to search something in Google right...

Navigating Scale in a Competitive Workforce

Taking small steps has never been difficult, unless you are Neil Armstrong, of course. We tend to do really well with incremental changes. Going from 1 to 1 million is much harder and might seem impossible at times, but soon it may be the norm. The workforce is changing, and there is more competition than...

Are We Getting What We Need?

I had a really weird experience the other day. I was running some errands and had no plan to get out of the car, when I remembered I needed to run by the bank and of course, I forgot my face mask. I quickly looked around my car and found an old bandana. I...