Month: April 2016

Leadership on the High Seas – Dawn Riley at the America True

Leadership is a critically important factor affecting any team or group venture. In this paper, I analyze the leadership and management style of Dawn Riley, CEO and Captain of the America True Sailing Team, as she guides her team to race for the 1999 America’s Cup. Dawn Riley Case Abstract Dawn Riley is the CEO/Captain of …

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HBR – In the Company of Givers and Takers

“False acceptance”, overcommitment, and an imbalance of giving/taking behavior is a huge consideration in both the workplace and our everyday lives. It’s been a subject that I’ve been keenly aware of and interested in, stemming from my days working in interactive media in NYC. This article from the Harvard Business Review is a great analysis …

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Discovering Cuba

During November 2015, I traveled with my family to discover Cuba. We explored Havana, and then got out of the city to travel to the southern coast and around a variety of towns, farm villages, beaches, mountains, and monuments. Here’s how it went… Itinerary Our itinerary took us through Havana, Trinidad, Las Terrazas, Remedios, Santa …

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Shooting Lightfield Photos with the Lytro Illum

Last November, I had the privilege of testing out the Lytro Illum Lightfield Camera while exploring Cuba. Here’s my quick review of the innovative camera. The Lytro Illum takes photos using a specially developed lens and sensor that essentially captures all focal lengths and multiple angles of a scene simultaneously, and lets the photographer recompose …

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