Six Ways To Experiment With Mobile BI

Do you have any BI on your mobile device?   Are you trying some new visualization tools? Some suggestions to try: Do a prototype of your favourite peice of business Intelligence Get a demo from your IT folks Get your top six KPI's on your mobile device Ask somebody in your c

Project X Ltd Looking for Business Analysts

Would you like to work in a growing boutique consulting company?  We specialize in Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing.  The field is both challenging and dynamic, with lots of opportunity for growth.   Do you feel lost in a large organization?  We treat

Getting Help Solving Problems

Do you notice how easy it is to see somebody else's problem and solutions?  Do you wonder why they cannot see it themselves?   Dan Pink produced a blog that gives an insight on the reasons. Tricks for solving problems faster Reach out to others and asked them to

Six Questions to Answer On Leadership

Here are six questions to ask yourself from Ken Blanchard’s book Leading at a Higher Level: 1. Who have been the leadership influencers in your life? 2. What is your overall purpose, and what do you want to accomplish? 3. What are your core values? 4. What are

Why Are You Reluctant To Write

Through out my consulting career of thirty five years I wrote very little because I did not think I could write well enough to meet Harvey's standards.  Harvey, my business partner, was very particular about the quality of written documents.   However Stephen and Graha

Listening to Others

I have so many personal biases, I find it very difficult to listen to others without filtering all the information through my biased perception.  Everything somebody says, I quickly make a value judgment on the importance to me and my view on what was said.  I understand t

Are You Developing Professionally

My business partner, Harvey Gellman, would often ask people who came for his help, "What have you learned lately?"   A item from the HBR Take Responsibility for Your Professional Development gave some simple advice on this topic.   Meet two former cow

Importance For A CEO Or Anyone To Manage Your Own Psychology

Just read a great blog by Managing Your Own Psychology by Ben Horowitz, cofounder and General Partner of the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz about getting the important 20% right as opposed to getting everything right.   Find out what WFIO

Multitasking Is It Productive?

As a mamnagement consultant working on many projects at the same time was necessary.  I found however if I focused exclusively on one task I was much more productive.   I recently read an article that confirmed this.Myth of Multitasking With people and technology people do

Importance of Sharing What Is Important

We all have many things we leave unsaid.  In writing blogs, I take substantial risk of being misunderstood and criticized.  Expressing ourselves is always a risk.  In a essay, called Sister Outsider,  Audrey Lord, poet and activist, shortly after she had been d