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Still Around

July 9, 2017

I do periodic talks on the book, Lessons Learned: Management and Leadership for a Technical World.

I also build and published iOS applications. The initial two efforts are logic games that my partner in creating the game, John Lester, indicates is very popular in a card form. More details are available under the iOS menu item.

The book is still generating revenue even after being available almost ten years at Kobo Books, the iBookStore and Amazon. Thank you for your continuing interest:

“A must read for technical managers!” Will Wilbrink, Principal Architect, Pitney Bowes Business Insight

“The book’s lessons are relevant, accesible and thought-provoking.  The organizational format works well to enable readers to see both the trees (the particulars of specific challenges at different career stages) and the forest general principles that are widely applicable).” Dr. David Leyton-Brown, Professor of Political Science and Master of Calumet College, York Uniersity, Toronto

…This is not a book on development techniques or processes.  It is more like sitting down with George over a pint, listening to fables and the morals each story conveys.  I read the book in two days and had trouble putting it down. Rich Helms, President/Enabl-u Canada Inc.

eBook Lessons Learned Management and Leadership for a  Technical World ISBN-13: 978-0-9812181-2-0


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Success in Tucson, Busy at PDAC

March 2, 2012

Wow, March Already! I had a busy week in Tucson. About 30 people from the Tucson Project Management Group listening to a technical leadership talk; around that many in the U. of Arizona GIS graduate program hearing about future trends and I have been invited back to do a course; over 70 MIS graduate students from the Eller Business school in Tucson for a lecture on management and leadership for technical teams; and finally a full day workshop based my book. (oh and a game of golf squeezed in).

Double Oh and started a new company with Barbara Carroll of GeoGRAFX with the first project a Not Your Ordinary Web Map which we will be demonstrating in the Pitney Bowes / Encom booth at PDAC. Interesting times. (http://www.geomoonllc.com/)


Excellent Review

December 31, 2011

In addition to excellent reviews from the recent lessons learned workshop on management and leadership, Jim Harris wrote a kind book review.  Thank you Jim.

A must read for anyone in the technology industry!!

by J. Martin Harris

Having worked exclusively in the technology industry since cell phones weighed 15 pounds, I can say, without a doubt, that George Moon has more insights into what it takes to be a good manager, but more importantly, a great leader. I had the great fortune to sit in on one of his seminars. I would highly recommend this book AND his seminar to ANYONE wanting to be successful in this competitive technological arena that is growing exponentially each year. This book and his seminar are the keys to becoming a great leader, for, as he quotes Gen. Colin Powell, “Great leaders are made…not born.”

Thanks, George!

Jim Harris, President/CEO
Equilution, LLC

Director, Tucson Regional Office
Arizona Technology Council


Posted in: Book, Leadership, Management

Tucson Update

December 13, 2011

Just returned from Tucson where I had a very successful Lunch and Learn and a workshop based on my book. Excellent reviews and I have been invited back so always a good sign. There were about 30 at the Lunch and Learn for the Arizona Technology Council.


Tuscon Lunch and Learn and Workshop

November 21, 2011

I will be presenting at a Lunch and Learn for the Tuscon Technology Council Wednesday, December 7. There will also be a workshop in Tuscon Thursday, December 8. More information about the workshop can be found at: https://www.regonline.com/moonlitesystems_Tuc2011


Lessons Learned Workshop

October 30, 2011

There will be a Lessons Learned Workshop in Mississauga, December 1 of this year. The location will be posted and you can express your interest or sign up at wc-t.com .


Upcoming Lessons Learned Activities

October 29, 2011

Lessons Learned Lecture – York University, Calumet College, Ontario, November 10, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. – more details at http://www.calumet.yorku.ca/ .

Lessons Learned Workshop – Mississauga, Ontario, December 1, Full Day – more details at http://wc-t.com/Training.html .


Lessons Learned in iBook form

September 26, 2011

Lessons Learned: Management and Leadership for a Technical World is now published in iBook form available from within iBooks or iTunes. I continue to get good reviews from those that read the book. Enjoy!


Posted in: Book, Leadership, Management

Lessons Learned, rev. 2, Kindle Version

December 22, 2010

The Lessons Learned electronic version is now available from Amazon.com for the Kindle.  This is revision 2 of the book with all the links updated and live plus some minor edits.  Revision 2 is also available in ePub for through Kobo books.


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Fellow of Calumet

November 29, 2010

This week I was appointed a Fellow of Calumet College at York University.  I am very pleased with the appointment as it is in recognition of my contributions to the college while lecturing on the Lessons Learned book.  I look forward to continuing to support Calumet College in the future.


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