Two computer software engineers asked me for advice about technical writing. Explaining economics and finance shares some of the challenges of technical writing, so I pulled together some notes. General Writing Tips Practice. Spending 20 minutes a day writing will
With low unemployment rates and very small growth of the working-age population in the United States, businesses are struggling with employee retention and recruiting. I’ve been studying the issue since I looked at the demographic trends over a decade ago
Business leaders are worried about recession. Their responsibility, however, is not just to survive a downturn, but to capitalize on good times before the recession comes. I’ve held several workshops for company executives and owners in which we explore
Many people are reading my article over at Forbes.com, Jordan Peterson’s Lessons for Business Leaders: You Need Both Liberals and Conservatives. Quick summary: The labels liberal and conservative refer not just to Democrats and Republicans, but to people with certain
Penn Jillette talks about the tech revolution in his Reason Magazine interview: I was one of the people talking at in the early '90s about how computers were going to change things…. I couldn't
As a guy who pushes numbers around, I've been a spreadsheet power user since the days of Lotus 1-2-3. But I've learned tons of new Excel tips in the past year by subscribing (for free) to Francis Hayes' Spreadsheet Tips From
The AP has a story about a robot hitchhiking across Canada. This seems very important, though I don't quite know what it all means.
My friend Greg Tamblyn has a fun song, "It's Another Joyful Elvis Presley Christmas."To listen, hit this link and select from the list: http://www.broadjam.com/artists/songs.php?artistID=19924&mediaID=269203 Learn more about Greg at GregTamblyn.com.
Courtesy of Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal (Hat tip to Peter Conerly.)
The ever-insightful Mark Perry has a fascinating chart on his Carpe Diem blog: "EU-15" refers to Europe. Accounts of America falling behind are not accurate, though the last few years have been difficult. We have not increased our share