Can we ever solve the Dail Dinwiddie case?

You may have heard about this case before; it’s one of the bigger cold cases out of South Carolina. Here are the basic details: she went to a U2 concert with friends on September 23, 1992. Afterwards, they went to a… Continue Reading

Increase revenue with A/B testing and a two-word change

I’m doing some more A/B testing at my current job — I haven’t really done that much in previous jobs, although a little bit here and there — and so I’ve been looking around at videos and articles related to… Continue Reading

Organizational breakthroughs can come from where you least expect it

I just read this article on Fast Company about employee engagement — it’s co-written by the CEO of Waggl and the co-CEO of Affero Lab — which makes some really good points. If you’ve read this blog even once, you probably know I’m pretty… Continue Reading

Does the average manager understand the power of intrinsic motivation?

I’ve written a lot before about managers and styles of management — from why most managers aren’t that effective to the inherent challenges of middle management to the essence of leadership (among many other posts, a lot of which you can find here).… Continue Reading


Only 30 percent of salespeople are ready for a buyer’s questions

Look at this chart above. It’s from this blog, and as you can see at the bottom, it’s based on data from the Q4 2013 North America and Europe Executive Buyer Insight Online Survey. If you scroll down some of… Continue Reading

The Tricia Haney Langston case could be similar to Kristy Kelley

It seems like there hasn’t been much information about the Tricia Haney Langston case, even in the general St. Louis area — where she disappeared from. Here are the basics of the case: she went missing on September 23rd (about a… Continue Reading

Inequality in New York City is equivalent to Swaziland

I’m from New York City. To be more specific, I’m from the Upper East Side. It’s a mostly affluent area. My zip code growing up was 10128, which always makes those “richest zip codes in the United States” lists; in… Continue Reading

Is Missouri vs. South Carolina 2014 the worst College Gameday location ever?

I worked at ESPN for a while, and one of the big College Gameday rules back in the day — obviously it can change week-to-week, but still — was that you wanted to go to a top-tier game where both teams are… Continue Reading