On Riding A Dead Horse »

The tribal wisdom of the Dakota Indians, passed on from generation to generation, says that when you discover that you are riding a dead horse the best strategy is to dismount Read More

What do we use all these technology devices for »

In my days with the Commodore 64 it was playing games, the cellphones added not only games but scanning dating sites and with the internet came more games, dating sites and pornography. Read More

9 Signs You’re Successful — Even If It Doesn’t Feel Like It! »

Thought this article was really worth sharing. All of us, at some point in our lives have experienced down-days. Days when we get up and wonder – what is all about – why do I continue to do this every day. Those around us often do not see it that way. You have material wealth, the car- house in the country with the swimming pool. The materialist elements of success – for good or bad. Read More

DAVOS 2017 - 5 Leadership Priorities for 2017 »

What happens when you host a big event based on coming together, forging new links, and intense globalization at a time the dynamics in many parts of the world are pulling in the opposite direction? The World Economic Forum, which opens January 17 in the Alpine resort of Davos, is about to find out. Read More

Look forward to getting OLD! What are Your Plans for the Future? »

In the recent issue of Business Insider, they illustrated the median employee age of 17 Top Tech Companies. Yes, these are the folks we talk about everyday- the darlings of the stock market. Innovators from which we see many of the new products and ideas – often the disrupters of the status quo Read More

Time To Think »

During his recent recovery from surgery, Robert H. Lane reflected on his success in business over the past 50+ years and was able to put his finger on the sources of that success... Read More

Intelligent City (Digital Strategy/Smart City) »

On a regular basis municipalities around the globe suddenly announces that they are now a “Smart City”. The challenge is that most cannot adequately describe what makes a city a “smart city”. Usually in their description it involves ubiquitous high-speed internet access and a host of smartphone applications. Read More

Risks & Challenges For The Entrepreneur »

Robert H. Lane shares his recent thoughts on the Entrepreneur and RISK. No doubt a challenge for all, Bob has some perspectives that will have you look at RISK from a new point of view. Read More

Retiring From Business »

A Great friend died this weekend – We had worked for over 25 years on projects throughout the world – He was a lawyer – a friend – a great human person. Yes, we are both over 80 years - should be retired and enjoying life on the beach. I guess it was not our lifestyle. Read More

Some Thoughts For Year End »

As we approach a new year (yes a leap year), we wanted to take a moment and share with you some thoughts for 2016 and what we might see and expect to happen in business entities. Yes, more waves of disruptive technology (social media, mobility, analytics, big data, and cloud). Read More

Professional Advisors - How To Select One. »

Every startup needs a couple of advisors with deep experience and connections in your business domain or financial skills to complement your technical focus. Advisors need to be mentors, looking ahead and directing you on key actions to take or avoid. Read More

Energy Efficiency, Technology and User Behaviour »

Will the brain ever be as programmable as a thermostat? We are talking about hardware, software and wetware – the latter being the puzzling stuff between people's ears that make their behaviours so hard to manage. (Heard this word at an energy conference last year) Read More