That Conversation is Not in My Database

Sagacious -Having or showing an ability to understand difficult ideas and situations and to make good decisions We are constantly fed misinformation and we are constantly and intentionally lied to.  I am taking a minute off of writing about Knowledge Management and business specifically to make a point about core values. It isn't ok for …

Chief Humor Officer and The CKO

Why do you find some comedians funny and others.. well, not so funny? We see the humor through a common and relatable experience.  When a story is told to us and if we can relate to it, once we learn it our empathy neurons fire up, we experience the story and we laugh. "Laughter is the physiological respo­nse …

Penguin Stickers on Pictures

Prose Years ago while visiting my great-grandmother, she told me about how she had found a love of painting. She went through some of her artwork and pulled it out to show me her portfolio of oil paintings. I noticed that the paintings had small stickers on them. During our conversation she told me that she had …

Bound by Innovation

Leader Dan decided it would be smarter to replace his horses with people, he is innovating.

A Ranting Essay: Evidence of Decline, Opportunities for Rebirth

Who is the monster at the end of the book?

Spoonboy Chronicles

Remember “The Monster at the End of This Book (Sesame Street)”? In the book, Grover warns the reader that a monster is at the end of the book, and thus not to read on to the next page, lest we bring ourselves faster to imminent doom at the book’s end. Its endearing and a wonderful story I read as a child and that I have read with my own. And its almost emblematic of our times today.

Think about today’s media. So-called ‘pundits’ (a euphemism, I think for ‘hatemongers’), spend all hours of the day disparaging behaviors they simply do not like. And  mindless, dutifully, at every opportunity, ‘regular folk’ seem to parrot those sentiments with no real interest in stimulating conversation. They speak ‘truth’ with such absolutism it leaves no room for alternative perspectives. It drives us apart in a downward spiral that seems irreversible…as if devotion to belief regardless…

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Water, Air, Knowledge.. You need this .. remember?

5 Generations Mixer Organizations throughout the world are now challenged to maintain business continuity by transferring knowledge from the older generations to the younger. According to some studies there will be 5 generations in the workforce all at the same time. Gaps and Seems Less Seems... There are a variety of reasons why people in …