Quick thoughts on Casual Connect #casualconnect

This is my third or forth Casual Connect out in Seattle.  Casual Connect happens three times a year, twice in Europe and just once in the US.  Casual Connect is the premier conference for the casual games industry…. Casual Connect is in trouble. Here’s why: - It is focused mainly on the download game makers …

Skills you need #29 – Public Speaking.

I’m on my yearly migration to Seattle for the casual game industries Casual Connect conference. I attend sessions on the latest and greatest games, gather market intelligence and just generally spy on the games industry. During the sessions I am relying people to speak well to help me understand the industry. Sadly, most people can’t …

George M. Steinbrenner – a teacher, a loudmouth and a winner.

I am a baseball fan.  It is one of the things that will appear in the first paragraph of story of my life.  In grade school I scoured the World Almanacs memorizing baseball stats and n ames of batting title winners.  My first favorite player was Ty Cobb because he won the most batting titles. …

The subway, the smart phone and my blog – a love affair.

I’ve read extensively about blogging.  From how to start them, how to write them and what the pitfalls are. One of the biggest and most often repeated is “I don’t have time”. For the New Yorker who commutes, there is always time.  The subway or the bus are great places to write. Using my trusty …