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Yahoo!’s new weather app is poor.

The emperor has no clothes. As an unabashed Yahoo! fan (and former employee), when the company released its new weather app to incredibly lavish praise, I was excited to download it and try it out. Imagine my surprise when my … Continue reading

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Dynamic pricing for small businesses

I had my hair cut the other day. Well, cut is a misnomer – it’s more of a quarterly buzz with a #2 blade. Anyway, I walked into my usual joint (can’t quite call it a salon) at noon on … Continue reading

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Yahoo!, innovation and remote working

In case you hadn’t noticed, there’s a bit of an uproar in the media regarding Yahoo!’s recently announced (ostensible) ban on remote working. It’s a thorny issue in this day and age, but I’m rather stunned at how negative and … Continue reading

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Yield to your instincts

I’ve spent 15 years exhorting my teams to live by the data. I’m often heard saying “if you can’t report on it, then it doesn’t exist!” Whole analytics teams are known to run the other way if I’m spotted in … Continue reading

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Mobile is an experience, not a platform

“Mobile-first.” “The future is mobile.” I hear it everywhere, and I’m sure you do too. And very often these days, it’s closely followed by “We’re embracing responsive design.” I asked someone recently what that meant. Like far too many buzzword … Continue reading

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What does leadership actually entail?

I’ve lost count of the number of articles I’ve read over the years that distill the art of leadership down to the 17 habits and 14 characteristics of great leaders, along with the 23 books they read, the 5 things … Continue reading

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