All Broken and All Good

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com The political climate and emotional escalation has driven many people to extreme anxiety. Our planet, our economy, our lives feel out of balance and at risk. Historically, we could use humor to relieve some pressure but even humor is not as readily available to us. We are now all coming …

The Most Courage ~ Life Long Learning

I believe in life long learning. Life long learning is challenging as we get older because we have the illusion of knowledge. Of course, we have gathered a lot of knowledge over the years and we are shaped by what we have accumulated but a library full of old dusty books doesn't lend itself well …

Focus on Moments not Memories

TIME Time passes by touching me at every moment,yet slipping through my fingers like water.Leaving only a trace of its existenceonly a memory …only a thought …Only a yesterday…As I write, it is goneslipped through againstill now is, herenow is gone..now is only a memorya minute passedI do not want to be only a memory..living …

Perspective on People Surveys &Talent

The Process Damage Good people aren't hard to find, they are right in front of us. Across many industries the conversation about talent is top of mind. Over twenty years ago a wired magazine article predicted in 2020 that people would need to evolve quickly in their ways of learning. See the article here https://www.wired.com/2000/07/the-year-2020-explained/

Through the Screen – Dystopian Experience on Sunday Morning

Local Police and Rescue Today is Sunday I got up this morning with plans to work on a project for my sister. I got all the family up and running, a cup of coffee and even the dog packed in the car. There wasn't enough time or patience to make a good breakfast, so I …

Leadership – Expression of Gratitude in Difficult Times *Blink

Photo by Snapwire on Pexels.com So Busy I Forgot The days are long and Covid has made them longer. The increased hours at work have become the new normal. It seems that meetings bleed into each other and finding time to just focus is less of a reality. It is so difficult and seemingly common …

Simplify the Complexity on Being Positive in Difficult Times

Irrationally Optimistic A few years ago a friend of mine told me he had recently been diagnosed with cancer. He didn't have an early diagnosis and would be going through a significant effort. He knew and expressed that he would be losing a lot in exchange for a chance to continue living. He expressed his …

On Trust – Lesson for Leaders

Red Onions on My Salad The past few weeks along with a global pandemic, global warming, explosions, fires, protests, war, famine, and alien invasions,  our onions were recalled in over 27 states.  That's right, our onions were recalled and if we had onions and we didn't know where they came from, we need to throw …

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 …