Digital Workplace: Understanding Basics and Risk

The Reality - Simple Risk Case The frame for this post is based on discussions taking place through LinkedIn.   Recently, LinkedIn made a change where I have become more visible to new communities of people.  As a result, I have seen a significant uptick in requests for people to connect and talk. While I can't …

Account – Device – Resistance Bands – Psychologist “Digital Workplace”

The Way the Water Flows In pre-COVID posts, I discussed perceptually where Microsoft and others would drive organizations technologically, culturally, and operationally.    While COVID hasn't placed us dead center in my vision of where we will be, it certainly has moved us much closer at an accelerated pace.   The shift may be temporary but …

The Cost and Benefit of Feedback

The Pain of Communication As I believe firmly in coaching, I work with a coach myself.  My coach is a retired executive CIO with many years of experience.  The conversations we have are based on trust, honor, integrity, caring, and open dialogue.   Prior to working with him, we established a few rules and conditions. The …

Digital Workplace – 3 Options – Same Outcome

Ignore Ignoring what happens in the Digital Workspace is fairly common. It happens for a few reasons generally speaking. You didn't know what was going on and had no time. You are too small or too consumed with other important issues and concerns. It doesn't matter on the front end of business and it is …

The Last Writer

I have started to notice a trend in articles and stories popping up in news feeds. The frequency of writing has increased and the articles and notes seemed to be missing something. It wasn't something I could put my finger on but rather something I felt as I read. I was curious to see how …

The Shape of Silence

Thoughts on Silence

For the Good of All – Corona Session 101

Photo by Pedro Figueras on Pexels.com I see everyone trying to get back to normal. I understand why but I don't think we can. We don't have a vaccine for this virus and medicine doesn't have answers yet to prevent or control it. This virus has impacted all of us. Many people have lost work …

Simple

“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” — Confucius        

Exposing Scars ~ Forgiveness & Understanding

When Never Is Promise For some, there are times in life, we lose everything.   We can't ever get it back.  What is it?  Our childhood, loved ones that have passed, freedom.   Loss creates a burden.  Sometimes we lose something physically but gain this emotional baggage.  If we can't reconcile it, we are haunted by it. …

The Now of Purpose

Smiles, Laughter, and Tears Being human is the hardest part of being human.  Over the past few weeks, I have been forced to face illness, sickness, and death.  I recognize we all deal with death, but our society puts it in a box and locks it up.   Death is all around us, but we still …