Six months of silence

I ran the Sydney Half Marathon last weekend & whilst I finished the 21.1km without dying, it really didn’t do too much for my ego. A) It took nearly 2 hours, even though it’s supposed to be one of the easier courses around B) I was lapped by several people C) My good friend beat…

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Doing things differently

Henry Ford famously quipped that if he had ever asked his customers what they would have liked, they would have said a faster horse. What’s this got to do with Small Business Server? Well, not a lot actually apart from the fact that it provides a nice segue into my favourite saying, that is:  "if…

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1 week to go

As of tomorrow (Friday), I have exactly one week to go until I finish my MBA. Why am I telling you this? Well, just so as you know that I may be a bit hard to catch over the coming seven days & not as responsive as I’d like to be as I finally climb…

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It's best to prioritise things before your head explodes...

 With enduring thanks to Scott Adams. What a crazy couple of months. With TechEd, user group visits, partner roundtables, press interviews, distribution events, Partner conference, meetings with HP, Citrix, Kaseya, Intel, Dell, Optus etc, a kazillion MBA assignments, internal training for this & that & whole bunch of other assorted goings-on, today is one of…

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Do you value what you measure, or measure what you value?

Working on the SBS/EBS launch plan, catching up on some MBA reading & getting ready to watch the Swannies once again snatching defeat out of the jaws of victory, & two things strike me: I really need to get out more on Sundays, and Most of the measurements in our launch plan are leading rather…

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A useful endeavour or is it just common sense?

Another great Dilbert today (or maybe I just got bored on the plane coming back from WW Partner Conference in Houston – with thanks to Scott Adams). Anyway, personal insight coming so look away now if you wish. 🙂 It’s particularly relevant to me for as of this week I enter the final stages of…

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