The Recognition Maven

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recognition maven: [noun]. An individual who looks for the recognition that he or she deserves and seeks ways to enforce that recognition; an expert in ways of seeking recognition. Examples: platinum level frequent flyers, sushi bar regulars, bloggers.

Located: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Tags: Travel, Tech Commentary, Social Networking, Self-Imposed Lay Off, Maven Ramblings


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Re-read those High School Assignments on Apr 13, 2009 in Maven RamblingsI re-read "To Kill a Mockingbird" a little over ten years ago as part of an experiment that continues to this day. Will I be able to appreciate these high school reading assignments after the life experiences I've had since that time?

It was like this with the Smurfs, too… on Apr 8, 2009 in Maven Ramblings, Tech CommentaryAh, the woes of an early adopter.

Blog fade? on Mar 28, 2009 in Maven RamblingsYes, I have not been around here for a few weeks. I am still figuring out how this blog fits in to my overall social media lifestyle. Between Facebook and Twitter, I’m pretty much telling you all what you need to know at this point. And nothing...

IVR, UVR, Do we all have to VR? on Mar 15, 2009 in CRM, Tech CommentaryLast week on Facebook I updated my status by saying that I was launching a single-handed mission to eliminate IVR from the face of the planet. As I expected, a couple of friends thought it was a good idea (you know who you are; thank you!). It was a...

I’ve kindled. on Mar 14, 2009 in Tech Commentary, iphone, Apple, technology, Kindle, AmazonI guess I was surprised that I kindled, and it wasn't that bad.

Thanks, Google. And you’re welcome. on Mar 3, 2009 in Tech CommentaryIf it wasn’t for Google, I wouldn’t have known that yesterday was Dr. Seuss’s birthday. What really happened was that I saw this when I brought up the web browser (Google is my home page, of course). Which, naturally, caused