Monthly Archives: March 2015

Execution

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The foundation for Corporate Citizen (the inevitable megahit) is a description model for personal and organizational development with the working name Triple-E. It’s based on three pillars; Essence, Execution, and Evolution. Today I’ll introduce you to Execution, which explains how and why things get done.

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Anger Management

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This is a citizen contribution from Adam Chapman.

I vividly remember a moment early in my career when a colleague was incredibly upset in the office. She’d had some kind of family problem and was more-or-less in tears in the office.

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Cortex City News #3 – Video version

Beyond Writing

You asked for it, and you shall have it. The votes are in, and video and podcast support was the clear winner. So stop reading and watch the video, featuring your very own Mayor. (If you’re just now realizing what you’ve done and want to cast your vote differently —

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Master of None

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Today I want to celebrate the Jacks and Jills of all trades; the generalists, the multi-talented1. The hybrids, if you will. There used to be a time when a broad set of skills was an absolute necessity to survive, to live well, and to prosper.

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Cortex City Aims for the Head

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Warning: Private thoughts ahead, fact and fiction might be treated interchangeably.

Important ideas materialize at unexpected moments. A cold morning not so long ago I was taking our dog for a walk, pondering the mysterious ways a freezing wind can somehow sense your direction and provide constant headwind even when you walk in a big circle.

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Do You See the White Light?

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This is a citizen contribution from Adam Chapman.

At school you may have experimented with prisms in a science lesson.  If you don’t remember, a prism is typically a triangular shaped piece of well-engineered glass, with polished surfaces that refracts light. 

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Seven “Special” Books

The library in Cortex City is said to contain countless books, videos, podcasts, poems, magazines, articles, and of course love letters. A whole section of the library is dedicated to unwritten stories. Citizens are more than welcome to pick one, fill in the blank pages,

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Featured Citizen – Adam Chapman

It is with great pleasure that we welcome Adam Chapman to Cortex City!

Adam comes to the city packing a solid background in marketing. I am fond of telling people that marketing is easy. (I didn’t tell Adam that during our interview though.) But while marketing is easy,

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Cortex City News #2

Our universe is expanding

Fellow Cortexians — thank you. With your help we are expanding the city. So far this week we’ve had more than one thousand page views generated by 214 unique visitors from 32 countries. Most people find us through links from other sites; we’re still young enough to be hard to find using search. 

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Infinite Scalability with ALOI

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Citizens Only Series

In this article we will look at a deceptively simple concept that allows for extreme scalability. Known in the software world as “another level of indirection”, it’s said1 to have the potential to solve any problem in computer science. Don’t worry – you don’t need to be a computer scientist to understand this powerful concept.

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