In the summer of 2016, I left my job at IBM to embark on a new career in clean energy. Before I began the transition into this new industry, I decided to spend a month organizing some stories and life advice I had collected for my sons. One month turned into four. The note organizing… Continue reading Your Mountain Is Waiting
It was an honor to be a part of the 2017 annual TiEcon event. I was asked to reflect on the lessons I had learned across my career. I decided to share them in terms of things I wish I could go back in time and tell my younger self. Creating this presentation turned out… Continue reading Four Things I’d Tell My Younger Self – TiEcon keynote 2018
A few years ago, I stepped back to take a look at my bucket list. I asked myself whether there was anything that I would genuinely regret not doing. One item jumped to the top of that list – finishing a book I’d been writing for my boys, Alex and Ben. Back when Alex was… Continue reading The Nussey Principles for a Life Well Lived
I was recently recognized with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Technology Association of Georgia. As part of the award ceremony, the folks at What’s Up Interactive put together a ten minute Q&A with topics ranging from big lessons learned and the future of marketing.
I am a big fan of truly fundamental ideas. I call these “First Principles.” Too many supposed big ideas are just symptoms of subtler and often deeper first principles. Remember the business fad that said free back massages were key to productivity? Back massages are obviously great but most businesses will find there are many other… Continue reading My Favorite Professional Books