Incredibly Uncredible

Factoring in Relationships Overall, I have had a really good career. I started at the bottom in IT and worked my way into leadership stepping through many roles. Early on my work was very technical and as years past, the work become more technically abstract. What I've learned along the way is that nothing is …

Asking Me Operations Goals and Planning

 Process and Demand | Operations Goals / Plan Recently asked about high level strategic basics with outcomes. Providing a high level template with some places to start. Execution (Strategic Goals and Outcomes) Mission, Vision, Scope, Objectives tied to Overall Goals. Leadership laying out the foundation and principles to follow. Utilizes assigned and other resources to …

We Can’t Have Real Conversations Today

Say Anything It's a Safe Place (Vegas Rules) When I am allowed to ask questions in a safe space or place, there is a risk. If I do ask a question and the question reveals a possible political or social position all of the weight of the assumptions around that position automatically apply. This means …

Watching Gandhi and Open Questions for Today

Photo by Kaique Lopes on Pexels.com Nonviolent solutions to a violent world. In 1982 Ben Kingsley played Mahatma Gandhi in a story reflecting on Gandhi's life. As I watched the story, I looked at history to see the alignment along with materials that Gandhi created and some thoughts on his overall impact today. I've come …

Never Ending 9/11

Photo by Unknown had it on Google Photos Today is 9/11. It is 20 years since the attack on the US and from my perspective we are far worse off today than ever before. We are destined to react and respond vs prevent and proactively protect ourselves. Our way of life is under attack and …

Angry About War?

Does our withdrawal from Afghanistan bother you? If so, why? War of 1193 Take a look at these numbers https://www.defense.gov/casualty.pdf <-- click the link Photo by Tom Fisk on Pexels.com Publicly the US has formally declared war about five times https://www.va.gov/vetsinworkplace/docs/em_datesNames.html but historically speaking there isn't a time in American history that we haven't been …

Sleepless Servicemembers (Thank you)

Why many servicemembers don't sleep at night. I joined the navy weeks before George Bush declared war on Iraq. I wasn't aware of the political situation or the timing, I just felt a sense of being lost personally and I believed that in service to our country I would find purpose. What I found in …

Listen to The People Create the CWWWO

Photo by Mabel Amber on Pexels.com Companies are Behind on Flexible Hybrid Workplace and Digital Workplace I am always enamored and fascinated by people living in their own dream worlds. I've seen people successfully live in their own world and navigate what I'd call the "common world" but I've also seen people live in their …

The Old Ways of Work are Gone

It doesn't matter what we think It's really hard to write about what is happening in the world without sounding like some kind of conspiracy theorist. Looking in the rear view mirror over the past blurry year, it seems like we have all participated in a botched experiment. I am not saying that anyone purposefully …

If We Could See and Hear

My Aura We generally walk around blind and deaf to most things. We believe what we see but we don't see much. We believe what we hear but we don't hear much. Can't see those radio waves! Nope, not going all crazy science here on you. It's making a point. We see a very tiny …