Monthly Archives: May 2011

How CBS’s “Criminal Minds” can make you a better Business Intelligence Professional

Watching TV isn’t being lazy… it’s research. I learned three things by Watching Criminal Minds. Keep files on people. Make notes during and after meetings. Track down all leads. Continue reading

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Checklist for Going on Vacation

I had a week vacation coming and wasn’t sure “exactly” what week I was going to take. In the rush to get out of the office I didn’t cover everything I should have. That following Monday, I missed a meeting and had my boss ask me about deadlines. I and even had some colleagues from Scotland call me while I was making breakfast for my kids. I realized that I should have had this checklist. Continue reading

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