Thursday, September 30, 2010

From Twitter 09-29-2010

Conference is adjourned! Heading back to the hotel to change and get out to enjoy some Bali culture (and shopping!)

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Wednesday, September 29, 2010

From Twitter 09-28-2010

It's the last morning of the conf here in Bali. Can't wait to change out of my suit and tie & into a swimsuit for the beach this afternoon!

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Tuesday, September 28, 2010

From Twitter 09-27-2010

A run on the beach at sunrise is good therapy for missing loved ones on the other side of the world.
I used to think snarky was kinda sexy. Now I recognize it as insecure and sad.
RT @smmguide: RT @writingtwit - Why businesses should use existing social networking websites for marketing: #help
A member-driven web site that requires login/registration before a visitor can do anything? Massive fail.

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Monday, September 27, 2010

From Twitter 09-26-2010

Day three in Bali. Conference in full swing with the President of Indonesia speaking with us this morning. No safer place to be.

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Sunday, September 26, 2010

From Twitter 09-25-2010

met up with my running buddy Celina this morning. We'll run tomorrow to add Bali to our list of countries (we ran in Kenya & Thailand, too)

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Saturday, September 25, 2010

From Twitter 09-24-2010

Finally made it to Bali. Looking forward to seeing what it looks like when the sun comes up.
Really enjoyed the SCUBA lesson in the pool this morning. Can't wait to dive in the Bali Sea next Thursday!

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Friday, September 24, 2010

From Twitter 09-23-2010

Liking the biz class setup on SQ1. Doors closing now at SFO. Tweet you from HKG
touchdown HKG. We chased the full moon all the way across the Pacific but somehow managed to elude Thursday altogether. TGIF
RT @the99percent: “Creativity is thinking up new things. Innovation is doing new things.” -Theodore Levitt
Anyone know of a foundation hosting on its site a Twitter list/feed of its grantees?
RT @fastcompany: BWM Rolls Out a Mini EV Scooter
Made it to Singapore... glad for a shower and a shave. One more stop to go and the outbound leg is over.

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Thursday, September 23, 2010

From Twitter 09-22-2010

Great advice confronting FUD & petty character assassination RT @HarvardBiz Need Buy-In? Invite the Lions In
pack, work, commute, meet, commute, pack, [I am here], eat, pack, fly! (whew)
Got to SFO early only to find the bar is already closed. Will have to be as productive as I can before boarding.

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Wednesday, September 22, 2010

From Twitter 09-21-2010

RT @craignewmark: RT @consumerreports: When doctors overcharge: One man's experience
network martyrs beware! "selfless people were almost as unpopular as their polar opposites" RT @HarvardBiz
RT @howardweaver: Damned control freaks: “Apple ranked highest among companies covered in the study...Apple’s highest ever rating...” ht ...
How much time does social media take to have an impact? Most successful orgs average about 2 hrs/wk per channel #techsoup
RT @TechSoup: Who does your social media? Someone who understands your branding, mission and message (and is passionate and trustworthy ...
Don’t underestimate the difference between many hours required to start v few hours required to maintain social media systems #techsoup
“Stay away from what might have been and look at what will be.” -Marsha Petrie Sue (thx @tinybuddha)
Proud of my eldest for doing her homework in the car so we can enjoy the #Sharks scrimmage. Go sharks!
Got my #sharks jersey signed by Boyle, Vlasic, Demers and Wallin. Bummed that mgmt has a "no pictures" policy tonight. WTF?
Has been great to have the girls the last 9 of 10 nights. They're off to their mom's tomorrow & now it's time for me to pack for Asia.

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Tuesday, September 21, 2010

From Twitter 09-20-2010

RT @SkepticSheep "I wonder whether the world's being run by smart people who are putting us on or by imbeciles who rlly mean it." Mark Twain
"We can afford a gov't that actually works: the fact is that your parents [we] have simply chosen not to have it."
People who ask "why not just merge with [name of org]?" have obviously never been through a merger/acquisition themselves.
RT @HarvardBiz How to Handle Surprise Criticism
Beware the hurdles of ignorance: "So You Want to Start a Business?" -
RT @sacca: In the name of political correctness, we are standing idly by while our country is enslaved by empty calories.
Um, have the creators of GM salmon never seen Jurassic Park? Gene-Altered Fish Closer to Approval

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Monday, September 20, 2010

From Twitter 09-19-2010

"If you're not proud of it, don't sell it." RT @ThisIsSethsBlog Seth's Blog: Are you responsible for what you market?
And the wee ones are spared: today's flu shot clinic is for high-risk folks only. A needle-free Sunday awaits!
I do love being a dad. Had a great time with my girls this weekend; they were tuckered out by the time bedtime rolled around. Good times!

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Sunday, September 19, 2010

From Twitter 09-18-2010

Going to be a great day for the wee ones: we've got picnics and parties ahead of us, so let the fun begin!
Enjoying International Observe the Moon Night with the wee ones at NASA Ames at Moffett Field

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Saturday, September 18, 2010

From Twitter 09-17-2010

While it's proven vaccines do not cause autism, it still won't stop thousands of refuseniks from endangering us all
EXCELLENT advice RT @ThisIsSethsBlog Seth's Blog: Turning the tables on critical trolls
And all the joint accounts (banks, credit cards, etc) are closed. Feels good to have those risks removed.
.@RunRocknRoll Just booked my flight to Vegas for the RocknRoll marathon in December. It's all over but for the training! #RnRLV
Meyer's? Yup. Diet Coke? Yup. Ice? Yup. Lime? Yup. Cheers! #TGIF

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Friday, September 17, 2010

From Twitter 09-16-2010

"The great use of life is to spend it for something that outlasts it." - William James (via @kiva) #quote
@PKOHI If I wasn't already registered to run the Las Vegas marathon the same day, I'd register to run with you! next year?
RT @mgibsonsf: Dmitri Orlov: in America, "one must be careful to hide the fact that one is poor, or the fact that one is happy." http: ...
Just voted for my replacement as President of SCVDA. Proud of what we've accomplished yet so excited about the future of the league.
RT @jaredroy It took 4 million years of evolution to perfect the human foot. We’re wrecking it with every step we take
Cooking up a casserole for the Back to School night potluck. Chicken and pasta and cheese oh my!
Very amused listening in on a couple moms discussing the good and bad recreational effects of various Rx pain meds. Ah, suburbia.

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Thursday, September 16, 2010

From Twitter 09-15-2010

It's every self-employed person's favorite day: quarterly estimated TAXES are due (remember: paying tax means you're making money!)
Great to reconnect with an old friend last night and bury the hatchet. Lots of new beginnings.
I'm ok with heights, and got a little dizzy... RT @alltop Scared of heights? Don’t watch this. [video] - Holy Kaw!
@PKOHI congrats on signing up for an Xterra race, can't wait to read your race report!
Just booked a day of scuba diving in Bali for my personal time after the business part of the trip is done. Very excited!

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Wednesday, September 15, 2010

From Twitter 09-14-2010

Thinking of reading 'Freedom: A Novel' by Jonathan Franzen but worried it'll cut too close.
Dear Prospective Health Insurance Provider: why do you make it so hard to figure out what plan I need and whether my doctor accepts you?
@sdemessieres congrats on the new nest and commute!
Great meetings in SF today. Beautiful afternoon to walk 8 blocks from/to the nearest parking, as well.

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Tuesday, September 14, 2010

From Twitter 09-13-2010

Lots to do in these last 10 days until I leave for Bali.
@JenniferReviews for dinner party I pick a yummy wine with a good looking label (the aesthetics count more than if buying just for me)
@JenniferReviews if I know the entree, I'll match with red/white. my default is red, tho
Interesting to read this New Yorker profile of Mark Zuckerberg in light of the movie coming out Oct 1
with apologies to C.S. Lewis: "Business without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more profitable devil"
likes it when things end up the way they're supposed to but take an unexpected route to get there.

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Monday, September 13, 2010

From Twitter 09-12-2010

Sadly realizing most of the great art pieces I've bought in the last 13 years were actually acquired as "gifts to her" ergo stay hers. sigh

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Sunday, September 12, 2010

From Twitter 09-11-2010

Browsing the California AgriTourism Directory for farms/ranches to take the girls to visit

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Saturday, September 11, 2010

From Twitter 09-10-2010

If you've ever felt you were ahead of your time, take heart: RT @ThisIsSethsBlog Seth's Blog: Interpreting criticism
Debating whether to buy a ticket off CL to go solo to tonight's Ray LaMontagne concert in Berkeley. decisions, decisions
RT @Park51: A thought: If detractors of Park51 would spend a day with an American Muslim, we feel that misperceptions would be washed cl ...
Just got off a phone call about a potential new client project that made me really wish I was more fluent in Chinese culture.

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Friday, September 10, 2010

From Twitter 09-09-2010

RT @HarvardBiz If You Want to Be Original, Start from a Different Box
Trying hard not to resent those hyper-sensitive worriers who've imposed the "no nuts allowed" food rules at our schools.
I'm ready for the SCVDA Fall darts season to start tonight. We're in a tough division this season, but it's going to be a fun time anyway.

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Thursday, September 09, 2010

From Twitter 09-08-2010

Great tips from @HarvardBiz on Six Ways to Supercharge Your Productivity
How about we go burn some BIBLES with Pastor Jones on Sept 11 just for good measure?

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Wednesday, September 08, 2010

From Twitter 09-07-2010

RT @InnerDelight How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours ~ Wayne Dyer
RT @EthanZ A homogenous board = an unhealthy business - useful piece from @lucymarcus:
"Learning is like rowing upstream: not to advance is to drop back."
-- Chinese Proverb

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Thursday, September 02, 2010

From Twitter 09-01-2010

Feels good to deliver work and submit invoices, even at this hour of the day.
@nddulac keep fighting the good fight!
On the road to the playa at last.

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Wednesday, September 01, 2010

From Twitter 08-31-2010

new territory, new issues, new resolutions? RT @HarvardBiz Social Entrepreneurship Success Raises Thorny Questions
Just used the #Google "call phone" feature & very impressed with call quality (better than Skype)
Just redecorated my bike to be an AGILE-FRAGILE-mobile. I think it's now ready for the playa.
Just signed my biggest contract yet. Such a great way to start a 5 day vacation cuz work begins in earnest next week!
Impromptu stop at the playground for the girls. Just couldn't resist the siren song of the swings.
And still waiting for estranged's paperwork. "Everything will get done. How much you struggle is entirely up to you." thx @tinybuddha

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