As Parents, we have struggled to find high quality information. So we are launching GyanQuest.org a site that help you find Learning to Learn resources. Some of the articles so far are Rethinking Education How Design and Architecture can create a magical place Make Awesome things with Maker Camp
I first heard of Situational Leadership during Intel's training for Managers. It is about adjusting your style of management according to the Situation. I will let Matt's video explain the concept. Along with the Golden rule for managing people, following this method will help you become a great leader.
A Camel is a horse designed by a committee! One reason bigger companies fail to innovate is there is no ONE Empowered Product Owner (or product manager, program manager, etc.) that owns the entire product vision. Even if there is one person assigned responsible for the product, he/she is not empowered to make the final decision [...]
Thanks to Microsoft’s Channel 9 for the live keynote and recording of sessions, it feels like I was there :-) It was great to see Scott Guthrie talk on Azure advances in the last year and what’s coming. I am amazed how much Azure has come in the last two years. Just the portal advances [...]
As someone who is interested in American football, it is always puzzling to see coaches punt or kick a field goal when their team is 4 and short. Sometimes there are valid reasons to do this, but most times they are too conservative or want to take the easy way out. You can't get fired [...]
Some time back a new manager asked me what is the secret for managing people. As a technical guy, he felt that managing his team created nothing but headaches. His new team members were slow and he could do the work faster than explaining what needs to be done. He understood that he needed to [...]
Every technical person and people who think they know technology have an opinion on how to fix ACA or Obama care's Insurance exchanges. A better solution would be let multiple private companies, most likely current health insurance brokers, run the ACA Exchanges. Competition between these companies would ensure that the solution will be of a much [...]
SVFounders is now 230+ members and I wanted to explore ideas to take it to the next level to help founders. It looks like many of our Founders are on the way to an MVP and need help with Pitches, Marketing, Angel Investors and Legal issues. Silicon Valley's answer to this is Accelerators pioneered by [...]
Had a great time presenting at Bay.NET http://www.meetup.com/BayNET/events/114504982/ [slideshare id=21276234&doc=cloudrest-130516130326-phpapp01] Will post the code over the weekend, since it needs to be scrubbed of Azure account details.