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Dick Davies
Works at Sales Lab
Attended Hamilton College
Lives in North Carolina
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The JetPens Blog provides pen and paper reviews, artist interviews, and helpful tips and guides on how to get the most of your writing instruments.
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The recent wave of support for populist politicians can be traced to the disparity between elites' and everyday people's philosophies and worldview.
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An unexpected answer from Clayton Christensen.
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"'Technology' is what increases access to what is scarce" and what that means...
There is something strange and special about software and the Internet that would be hard to explain to a time traveling industrialist from…
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For most of my twenties, I jumped from one dream to the next. But through it all, I secretly wanted to be a writer. I watched friends…
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The net benefit of having anything that can be called a software development methodology is in inverse proportion to the quality of your developers - and possibly inverse-squared. Any software-deve...
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And here are the other laws that are accelerating change.
Long live the other technology laws (you’ve never heard of most of them)
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John Battelle who started Wired and wrote the book that explained Google, interviews Evan Williams, founder of twitter and blogger, about his new startup, Medium, which has a lot of good stuff on it (Slow and I see completely different stories), and which is how I now follow Battelle.
Over the course of nearly two decades, I’ve been one of many journalists, analysts, and bloggers who’ve made a career of deciphering the…
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Some very good (and new) points, spoiled by the author's blinding assumption about the need for introspection to his standards. Opens some interesting historical parallels.
A psychologist’s guide to an extraordinary personality—and Donald Trump’s possible presidency
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“A fox knows many things, but a hedgehog one important thing”. A few big ideas - internet, mobile, smartphones, social - have given us billion-user scale - now we see many new things built on top of those.
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  • Washington Academy of Sciences, Web Managers Roundtable, Planphoria, Magicsoft, Architech, Catapult Technology, Micro Focus, Novadigm, McCaw/CellOne
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Dick Davies is a serial entrepreneur and has been president of Sales Lab for over 30 years. He now blogs to promote his companies, new technologies, and civic and social interests. He is a loud and frequent speaker on how businesses are adopting new technology.
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My University Study and Revision Process
apenchantforpaper.blogspot.com

The subject of this post may seem odd, since I've been out of university for almost 4 years now. But it recently occurred to me that, while

Word Inflation
opensourceleadership.blogspot.com

A while back, I collaborated on a project to produce a document suitable for public dissemination. I noticed that when collaborators sent ba

Anatomy of a Fountain Pen
blog.gouletpens.com

There are a lot of parts and pieces to a fountain pen, and sometimes it's confusing which parts are called what, especially if you're newer

Your Leadership Tribe
opensourceleadership.blogspot.com

Everyone has a tribe – family and friends, other people with whom you have a relationship. This tribe is primarily involved with you in soci

Gourmet Pens: Review: Mebin A5 Meeting Notebook @MebinNotebooks
www.gourmetpens.com

This A5 notebook has a pretty midnight blue cover with rounded edges, a matching blue elastic. Inside, there are two braided bookmarks - one

Write It Down! – Multiply the Value
opensourceleadership.blogspot.com

The planning session was a success – plenty of energy, ideas flowed freely, all captured on the flip chart, everyone added to the conversati

Decoding "Mad Max: Fury Road" - A Radical Feminist Vision
www.dannielleblumenthal.com

It feels important to establish that Mad Max: Fury Road is indeed a radical feminist vision. Because there's so much debate going on right n

The Final Frontier
opensourceleadership.blogspot.com

We are embarking on the greatest business revolution in 4 generations. It affects our whole economy. The biggest change in ownership since W

Fountain Pen Aesthetics (Part 4)
www.peneconomics.com

Today’s post is the fourth in a series of five looking at aesthetics in the fountain pen world. The first post identified a problem: we migh

Travel Pens: Work Edition
blog.gouletpens.com

I’ve been traveling more lately, and thought it’d be handy to show my favorite setup for attending work conferences or business trips. As I

NASA's Kepler Spots Thousands Of Extreme 'White Light' Stellar Flares
www.forbes.com

New data from NASA’s Kepler space telescope is allowing astronomers a glimpse at potentially catastrophic flaring in a solar-type star rough

Seth's Blog: The wasteful fraud of sorting for youth meritocracy
sethgodin.typepad.com

"Sorry, you didn't make the team. We did the cuts today." "We did play auditions all day yesterday, and so many people turned out, there jus

It's How You Think, Not What You Know | LinkedIn
www.linkedin.com

Job descriptions have failed to show the real value organizations ought to be looking for in the 21st Century.The "resume", as we know it to

The Web is The Petri Dish of Social Engagement | LinkedIn
www.linkedin.com

The term "engagement" is the popular mantra from the market preached by authors, marketing gurus and the new Kool-Aid drink of the social pr

Innovation Excellence | Do you want an Innovative Realtor (or barber or ...
www.innovationexcellence.com

Do you want an innovative realtor (or barber or mechanic)? I don't! But, I'm grateful some people do! As almost every company selling any ty

Are You A Reader?
blog.saleslabdc.com

Do you have a program, or some method for your reading? Why? Do you have goals for creating value from your reading? How do you keep score?

Do Women Listen & Understand More Than Men?
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Women often accuse men of not listening or unable to understand the whole story . Men usually get defensive and argue they do. We've all exp

Making A Mockery of All That Had Gone Before
www.relationship-economy.com

Value Being Created? Even with all the advancements in general purpose technology and the value created in social development and standards

Google Think Insights - research and insights to help marketers make sma...
www.google.com

At Google we like to say “Data beats opinion.” We hope the data you find here - about consumers, media and results - will help you make smar