My 3 Words for 2015

Over the past few years I’ve joined this activity of choosing 3 words as a theme for the new year. Chris Brogan started this back in 2006, and here’s his suggestion on how you can go about choosing your words: How to Choose Your Three Words Lots of people...

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What Made My Trainee Cry?

On Episode 12 of Excel TV I said a little about a trainee who started crying as I was teaching her the details of her new job. This story comes up in conversations around the challenges of working with data. This particular challenge was a complete data...

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Bad Data, Ok Data

This week, Chris Penn’s blogpost was about “When Bad Data Can Be Okay.” I agree with everything he says about distinguishing between data that’s predictably wrong and still useful just plain unreliable and not useful mysterious but you might be...

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