Howard is a native of Washington D.C. and now lives in Maryland. He has written three other books, and over 120 articles for major trade publications, including a a long running column in Government Computer News.
Howard is married with three grown children and seven grandchildren.
“Road Hard and Put up Wet” is a retrospective of Howard’s business travel over 46 years against a backdrop of changing culture, jobs and job expectations, and business as a whole. Often funny and sometimes sad, any professional traveler (road warrior) and their families should be able to relate to these recollections.
The book addresses the top problems firms have in simple-to-complex proposal efforts -- even sole-source offers. It includes explanations of how and why the problems occur, examples, and tips on how to prevent or mitigate those problems, use resources better, and consistently get better wins.
Understanding the Laws of Unintended Consequences is both a humorous and serious look at the results of our decisions and actions in business and life and the informal set of “laws” that the author has defined to characterize stimulating events and their results.
“Seeking Balance - Maintaining Hope” takes a unique view of planning and care giving to and for the mentally ill. Using numerous “guidance” items from Sun Tzu’s “The Art of War”, these are “mapped” into a practical framework of for a proactive, flexible, responsive and love-filled care giving program to one or more mentally-ill loved ones. Care giver self-support techniques are also provided.