To grow your career: Create less crap. Be more awesome.

To grow your career: Create less crap. Be more awesome.

Success is preparation. As a result of preparation, we recognize opportunities when they come near, like old acquaintances, familiar with a lot of catching up to do. Chase, Chancy and Creativity refers to this as Type III Chance: Chance III involves a special receptivity, discernment, and intuitive grasp of significance unique to one particular recipient. [...]

The Limits of PowerPoint. . . Reflecting on Tufte’s Presenting Data and Information Talk

The Limits of PowerPoint. . . Reflecting on Tufte’s Presenting Data and Information Talk

Nearly a decade ago I attended Edward Tufte’s Presenting Data and Information. I recently came across my notes for the talk, and decided to publish online as some of the takeaways, particularly the introduction of a "Story Canvas" had a significant impact on my information communication style in the decade sense. The key principle of [...]