Emetrics Summit Reflections: Peacocks, Woodpeckers, World Bank, Lifetime Value & Click Fraud.

The Finlay-Sterne show (as I shall refer to the emetrics summit from now on – you’re welcome Matt : )) in Washington DC was rousing success. More attendees, more tracks, more speakers, wonderful weather, nice hotel. How could it not be a great success? [Jim: I have to admit I will miss the wonderful Santa Barbara Four Seasons food.]

In his keynote our host Jim Sterne encouraged all of us to  1) ask a lot of questions of the presenters and 2) identify two specific actionable insights that we can take back and implement. Given that the conference covered seven topics in four concurrent tracks for a total of fifty…

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Nine Rules To Work / Live By

As a people manager one of the greatest tips I have received was to share and be explicit about what my values are. Values that govern my work life, what motivates me, how I work etc. The tip was provided in the context of accelerating the on-boarding process for new team members but I have found it to be useful beyond that.

After a bit of self reflection I had a small list that in a burst of creativity and imagination was titled “The Rules”. They reflect my values and perhaps more interestingly are sourced from life lessons, some from good experiences and some that were not quite as delightful as one would have preferred. But as they say we are but a…

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