Leave the ladder down: #41of 55 things I have learned in (almost) 55 years

In her dissertation on African-American leaders, Dr. Shanetta Robinson has a couple of memorable quotes on this topic. One executive she interviewed urged women leaders that have reached the top to “leave the ladder down”.

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In her dissertation on African-American leaders, Dr. Shanetta Robinson has a couple of memorable quotes on this topic. One executive she interviewed urged women leaders that have reached the top to “leave the ladder down”.

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This could have been me: Start-up death

My heart goes out to whoever is writing the blog, “My start-up has 30 days to live”. It’s the truest thing I’ve read about business since Paul Hawken wrote that the reason most small businesses

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My heart goes out to whoever is writing the blog, “My start-up has 30 days to live”. It’s the truest thing I’ve read about business since Paul Hawken wrote that the reason most small businesses

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Mama AnnMaria’s Point-y Click-y Guide to Factor Analysis

So, yesterday, if you were paying attention, we figured out WHY to do a factor analysis today’s post is about how. I’m using SAS Enterprise Guide because I had it open on my computer. Here

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So, yesterday, if you were paying attention, we figured out WHY to do a factor analysis today’s post is about how. I’m using SAS Enterprise Guide because I had it open on my computer. Here

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You have your survey data, now what?

“The problem with women isn’t that they leave you, but that they have to tell you WHY.” Whether in teaching judo, statistics, programming or management, I’m a big fan of telling people why. As I

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“The problem with women isn’t that they leave you, but that they have to tell you WHY.” Whether in teaching judo, statistics, programming or management, I’m a big fan of telling people why. As I

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Women over 40

How we refer to older women in our language would be translated literally as “the one who holds things together”. Yet, we have forgotten that in the modern world. We are no longer proud of

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How we refer to older women in our language would be translated literally as “the one who holds things together”. Yet, we have forgotten that in the modern world. We are no longer proud of

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Factor analysis is your friend: Quit whining and learn it

Too often, when I look at the surveys some people design, I have the same thought as when I see my granddaughter with a lollipop bigger than her head – Just what exactly do you

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Too often, when I look at the surveys some people design, I have the same thought as when I see my granddaughter with a lollipop bigger than her head – Just what exactly do you

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Wolfram asks- why teach multiplication?

If you have not listened to the TED talk by Conrad Wolfram, I highly recommend you do. If you have any interest in math education, the odds are great that his talk is far more

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If you have not listened to the TED talk by Conrad Wolfram, I highly recommend you do. If you have any interest in math education, the odds are great that his talk is far more

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Real Advice for Start-ups

Do yourself a favor and read this terrific post, The 10 Biggest Mistakes I Made as a Start-up Founder.  Given the miasma of bad start-up advice out there, this post is a breath of fresh

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Do yourself a favor and read this terrific post, The 10 Biggest Mistakes I Made as a Start-up Founder.  Given the miasma of bad start-up advice out there, this post is a breath of fresh

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Javascript can’t be in two places at the same time & a rant on math games

Spirit Lake: The Game is mostly an adventure game that teaches math. However, it has lots of Easter eggs, side quests and spin-offs added because hey, these are kids and sometimes they like to do

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Spirit Lake: The Game is mostly an adventure game that teaches math. However, it has lots of Easter eggs, side quests and spin-offs added because hey, these are kids and sometimes they like to do

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Programming: Step 1

Intimidated by your latest programming task? Code taking longer than you think it should? Here’s a tip – When I was in college, flow charts were what the “cool kids in computer science” did –

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Intimidated by your latest programming task? Code taking longer than you think it should? Here’s a tip – When I was in college, flow charts were what the “cool kids in computer science” did –

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