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How To Convert Your Passion Into Success

Over the last year or so there has been backlash against following your passion. Even Scott Adams (the creator of Dilbert) has been misquoted as saying that following your passion leads to failure. This is wrong. Following your passion is…
How To Avoid Mistakes In Utility/Cleantech Investing

The utility is a complex adaptive system. It’s becoming even more complex and, despite the glacial nature of the changes on the asset/consumer/workforce elements of the utility, it is also becoming more adaptive with the application of smart technologies. But where…
Your Connected Home in 2020…

It was crazy to think there was a time that it had been called the smart home. She could not remember when the clever marketing sleight of hand happened and it had become the ‘Connected Home’. She was living in…
A Tip For ReThinking Career/Life

There’s a design principle called the Figure-Ground relationship. It’s a simple concept that we see everywhere; some elements of an object are perceived in focus (figure) and the rest of the elements (ground) are just within the perceptual field. You’ve seen…
Why Are We Ignoring Water?

Quick experiment: without stepping away from your device, how much do you currently pay per gallon of water?  Let’s make it simpler: how much was your water bill last month? Chances are you do not know. I’m writing this and even…