Sunday, January 30, 2011

yearbook reflection

I came in hope of finding a way to expand my own reflection and found a way to make it something more than what it was. 1971

Saturday, January 29, 2011

kindleNEXT --- remembering horizons past

Today I was reminded of a story that was to be a way of life...when I was 22. Reflecting, I have not failed BUT assessing, I have yet to actualize ...because I have not sustained a personal balance. I must make a truthful assessment of 'what is at hand', my toolkit and my passion. I am excited but still totally blind. I am getting hints, just hints. It is a start.

Sunday, January 16, 2011

Finding a eureka

Let the data set change your mind set: Visualizing data fascinates me. Spreadsheets frustrate me.

I am still struggling with knowing what my choices will be when I can re prioritize my life: this is causing a bit of stress. I was thinking it may be fear of failure. The future will likely have less incremental closures as projects end; but who am I kidding in the corporate world projects never did end, because you were forever SME. Since the documentation cycle always was eclipsed by the demands of next project, documents did not serve others just you -- the interpreter. It seems I have decades of work to document down-size. I hope I come away with a product and solid experience with some of the newer tools with the last large daily bread project which has all the things that make projects fail -- and one expert. Not worth my minutes documenting that here.

I need to investigate how others sensing the clutter and overwhelming nature of data are compressing it into knowledge: digitization with meta data, info-maps, visualization tools like Google Analytics. I what to play with the combination of eye & word communication with enough intensity & focus to find a eureka.

Saturday, January 15, 2011

A researcher --- storyteller

I needed to hear this today and lay claim to this:
Wholehearted living is about engaging in our lives from a place of worthiness. It means cultivating the courage, compassion, and connection to wake up in the morning and think, No matter what gets done and how much is left undone; I am enough.

enough said.

Welcome New Year.