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All The Rest of The Stuff

This section of the site is where all the miscellaneous blog posts end up. If a theme starts for develop, I may split it out into it's own menu item, but for the time being, this is the catch-all blog. This is where I'll post thoughts on leadership, followership, data and cool things that data seems to be telling us. Gaming, family, politics, faith, sports... basically, whatever I'm thinking about at the time. Hope you enjoy!

Data Sourcing by Vincent Rainardi | April 28, 2016

A quick referral to a great article on Data Sourcing by Vincent Rainardi.


Rich Neighbors and Poor Neighbors: How Close Are They? | February 17, 2016

So the story behind this one is that I was working on a project that looked at the cost of housing and the median household income by county in California, and looking at the data I had made me curious about some other questions. One of those questions was, ‘Are wealthy areas in the US generally close or far from poor areas?’


My Dad Has The Best Hamburgers | February 5, 2016

This descriptive essay was written by my son, Josh Eubanks as a class assignment. Part of the assignment was to have the essay published, and he approached me with a request to publish it here on eubie.com. I was happy to do so, because he is a good kid.


More Consumer Credit Complaints Every Year | January 20, 2016

I found the data around the annual number of consumer credit complaints pretty interesting. It’s not surprising that the number of complaints increases every year, and of course there could be any number of reasons for that. If nothing else, the number of consumer credit customers and accounts probably grows every year, leading naturally to a growing number of complaints. What’s interesting to me is the changes in the rate of growth, both in aggregate, and in the sub-categories.


Giving Thanks | November 26, 2015

In honor of Thanksgiving 2015, I would like to take a minute to share some thoughts of gratitude.


Becoming an Effective Leader at a New Organization (Part 2) | July 31, 2015

The higher you rise in the organization, though, the more you become responsible for developing team players within your span of care. I describe four strategies for helping employees in your organization become team players.


Becoming an Effective Leader at a New Organization (Part 1) | July 22, 2015

The higher you rise in the organization, though, the more you become responsible for developing team players within your span of care. I describe four strategies for helping employees in your organization become team players.


Why (or Why Not)'The Next Sports Empire Will Be Built On ESports' | June 25, 2015

The higher you rise in the organization, though, the more you become responsible for developing team players within your span of care. I describe four strategies for helping employees in your organization become team players.


Why The Next Sports Empire Will Be Built On ESports | June 25, 2015

By Prashob Menon & Liam Boluk Click here to read the article that was originally published on REDEF on April 12, 2015 This article is the original source material that inspired my post, Why (or Why Not) ‘The Next Sports Empire Will Be Built On eSports’


How Do Help My Emplopyees Become Team Players? | March 29, 2009

The higher you rise in the organization, though, the more you become responsible for developing team players within your span of care. I describe four strategies for helping employees in your organization become team players.


How Do I Become a Team Player? | March 15, 2009

It’s best for the organization, and it’s best for you. It’s ethical and fulfilling, and gives you a chance to play a legitimate role in the success of your organization. You’ve decided to become a team player. The question is, “how do you go about it?” There are five principles you can follow that will put you well on your way.


Why Should I be a Team Player? | February 25, 2009

But is playing for the team really all it’s cracked up to be? Does your boss want a yes-man, or an independent thinker? Are there truly any compelling reasons that you should aspire to be a team player? As you’ll see, the answer is yes.


What is a Team Player? | February 19, 2009

A team player is an employee that understands exactly what it is that the organization expects from them, and consistently meets that expectation. In many ways, it is a simple concept. Give the organization what it expects. Be the kind of employee the company wants. What could be easier?