Archives / August, 2008

Wednesday night at the DNC

While I’m a fan of politics (and my wife and I are active supporters of causes and candidates we believe in), I’ve never been particularly "political" and generally don’t find myself at political speeches, rallies, etc.  But last night when I had the chance to head over to the Democratic National Convention being held here…

Denver to the top of Mt. Evans (and back)

Long overdue, but here’s an account of my recent bike ride from Denver to the top of Mt. Evans (elevation 14,264 ft) and back. First some quick technical and summary data in case you’ve found this post looking to do a similar ride. I ride a lightspeed titanium bike with a standard front crankset (39/53)…

"The Board"

I’ve written before on effective board communication, how to run effective board meetings and other "governance" topics related to companies and their boards of directors. Today’s post is a little more ethereal. I’ve noticed a real difference in how various CEO’s I work with refer to their boards – particularly when talking internally to the…

A different take on Twitter

As you know, I’m a big fan of Twitter.  I’ve even gone so far as to call it the new IM. My wife Greeley has watched on with some amusement as I’ve twittered my life away over the last year or so.  She finally sat down this weekend and read a few months of my…

Track your favorite Olympic sports with Filtrbox

Information tracking company Filtrbox has put out a handy little widget for tracking TeamUSA at the Olympics.  By choosing both sports (for example: "USA Cycling – Men’s Road") or an individual athletes ("USA Cycling – Men’s Road: Levi Leipheimer") you can keep up to date on your favorite Olympic stories.

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Apologies for falling out of the blogging habit over the last month. A nice, mostly off-line vacation was followed by a few weeks of slowly catching back up.  Blogging (and keeping up on my blog reading as well) fell to the bottom of the list.   Or maybe I was just being lazy.   Either…