When Senior Leaders Retire ~ Reflections

What Just Happened? I met with Scrappy McGee the other day for a cup of coffee and reflection.  Scrappy recently left a very senior position.   I have had an opportunity over the years to listen and learn from senior leaders.  Here are the three things that are top of mind when reflecting on what they …

Transitioning Service Members

I recently had the honor and privilege to attend a transition program for service members transitioning from active duty.   Overall it was a good experience but when I got home from the day, I had a lot of mixed feelings and emotions. When I left the Navy, it was my choice.   The transition program back …

We are NOT ready for Bots. Here’s why

A few years ago,  I traveled to Bangalore and sat in a room with very smart engineers.  They told me that their bots were ready for use in the commercial market and that these intelligent applications could process real world conversations.   They took me through a demonstration including a conversation.    I asked if I …