Category Archives: Consulting

Singularities you never live down

As you know if you are more than a year old, there are some things you can do or say which your colleagues, friends and loved ones will never let you forget.  You experience these things as a kind of … Continue reading

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Rocking the Candlewood

On my last visit to Jersey City, a friend expressed some surprise that I booked at Candlewood Suites.  It happened to be the closest place to my customer’s office but it also has ample desk space and power outlets on … Continue reading

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Dangers of foreign-language consulting

Toward the end of a very successful engagement in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, the project manager announced he would take the team out to celebrate.  He booked a table overlooking the harbor at a local restaurant known for fine seafood.  We … Continue reading

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The ice cube anomaly

If you’ve ever met me on the job or at a conference, you probably noticed the stainless steel water bottle I carry and assumed it had been surgically attached.  In a way, it has.  After the gastric bypass, it’s difficult … Continue reading

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