Many years ago, a tennis coach of mine told me that every shot in the game is contextual. For example, some shots only make sense under certain circumstances. Tied at 5–5, deuce in a decisive third set inheres a different mindset than being down 5–1, 40-love in the first.
Below is an excerpt of my new baby Reimagining Collaboration: Slack, Microsoft Teams, Zoom, and the Post-COVID World of Work. In it, I set the table for the rest of the book.
I’ve have the pleasure of talking to dozens of authors over the years. During those often fascinating conversations, I have learned that a book’s backstory is often as interesting as the idea behind the book itself — if not more so. …
Regardless of the specific language, you can’t get far in computer programming without Booleans. I’m hardly a proper developer, and I’ve known as much for more than 30 years. (Thank you Carnegie Mellon.)
As you can see below, the and statement connotes exclusivity.
Image from lotame.com.
“Comparison is the thief of joy.”
— Theodore Roosevelt
I suspect that just about every author has walked into a bookstore and asked the following questions:
…s and Enterprise customers. Another great player here is Integromat, which was recently acquired by Celonis.
These are particularly valuable as glue to stitch together hubs and spokes. That is, I can get Expensify to "talk to" Slack via Zapier. #ReimaginingCollaboration
Long before I could call myself a professional writer, I read quite a bit.
Many times, I had no choice over what I was supposed to read. This included hundreds of texts in high school, college, and grad school. In my consulting days, required reading included:
I’m betting that you have found the last year or so mentally challenging. I sure have. At least we can take solace in the fact that we’re not alone. Consider the following statistics:
In June of 2020, the American Psychiatric Association revealed that: