27 December

A Better World Through Pastry

I met a dozen clients, colleagues and friends at Seattle-area coffee shops in December for the sake of pastry and conversation. Here’s what I learned: The most important business meetings don’t happen in conference rooms. They tend to be semi-structured conversations over coffee in neutral third party locations like coffee shops. Conversations about non-work topics […]

1 December

5 Things I’d Make Alexa Do For Me At Work

Amazon announced Alexa at work this week, an effort to put Amazon Echo devices in offices. Here’s how much better work life could be with the dulcet toned assistant. Take a meeting. Why am I on all these conference calls? Alexa can take conference calls on my behalf. She’s friendlier and can call upon stores […]