Category: Miscellaneous

Random Other Stuff (Wednesday, June 2)

A few things that caught my eye recently: – Jessica Watson’s round-the-world solo sailing adventure, at 17 years of age. Very cool. – Nicholas Bate on writing, in 14 tips. – Nicholas again, on cool-but-crazy goals. – Teasing, and whether it’s good or bad. – Rushfaster’s special 35% […]

Peter and the Elephant

In my email today … from Bruce … In 1986, Peter Davies was on holiday in Kenya after graduating from Northwestern University. On a hike through the bush, he came across a young bull elephant standing with one leg raised in the air. The elephant seemed distressed, so […]

Sherpet and the DC-3

Now for something very different to what you normally get here … Sherpet and the DC-3 Sherpet slowly lifted his head above the rim of the 44-gallon drum, and scanned the ground between him and the plane. He’d been hiding for 23 minutes, ever since the pilot and […]

User Adoption: The Fun Approach

The “fun theory” to behavior change. A couple of thoughts: – was the change one-off, or was it long lasting. Eg, did the people on day 2 (or 3, or 4, or 5), revert to the escalator? – how do we apply this to collaboration tools? What do […]

Reminder: Singapore Masterclass NEXT WEEK

Final Reminder: The Singapore Masterclass in SharePoint Collaboration and Governance is NEXT WEEK. Thanks to a kind invite from Maish Nichani (PebbleRoad) and Jeffrey Lau (To The Point), I will be presenting a one-day Masterclass in SharePoint Collaboration in Singapore on November 5, 2009. “Knowledge-based work, as we’re […]