I've been writing proposals to the Federal Government (and occasionally to state and local governments) for over 30 years.  Sadly, I’ve observed that proposal writing duty is often viewed by a company's staff as a punishment.  Most of this mindset is due to a lack...

My wife and I spent two wonderful weeks in Germany, where I had a great opportunity to indulge my love for both military history and technology innovation.  I was excited to tour two World War II German submarines (a.k.a “U-boats”).  My excitement stemmed not only...

As an Information Technology consultant, I am constantly looking for ways to make myself stand out from the competition and look more attractive to my customers.  I'm challenging and rethinking every bit of collateral in my arsenal — web sites, business cards, LinkedIn profile, and...

I recently toured Fort McHenry in Baltimore, MD. You might recall that the fort was part of an historic battle during the War of 1812 that resulted in Francis Scott Key, who witnessed the battle, composing the Star Spangled Banner, which became our national anthem in...

Bad starts are hard to overcome, so early first steps are important. We live in exciting times, where many major enterprises are on a trajectory that attempts to define (and achieve) a future that incorporates disruptive technologies and is very different from the past. This trajectory might...