I Hope We Don’t Forget

More than a Movie My boys asked the other day if someone will make this into a movie.   Our most immediate answer to this question was "yes, of course, it will be made into a movie."  My sense was this would be a lot like my childhood.  It was filled with stories of the holocaust, …

Time for Work

Gaining Skills in Flight As people across the world are losing their jobs due to Covid-19, there are also areas of opportunity and growth.  Many countries are shutting down and sending people home.  In the world of IT,  some global service providers have dependency on lower cost geographic markets.  The complication with some of these …

Collaboration Services ** Special Edition

Here is a quick list to help you understand what services are available to you for use! I get a lot of questions on this and I'll just share the most common services. One thing to know, I have seen more success with services that don't use the telephone lines.  In other words, if you …

Will Covid-19 Change our Workplace?

WFH - Working from Home It's the modern age and many companies still aren't allowing people to work from home.  There are many reasons companies believe that working from an office is better.  At this point, it doesn't matter why.  What matters is how companies are going to manage with the new way of work. …

tetrachromat @ what we can’t see

About 2% of women and no known man can see colors that others cannot see.  They have the ability to see additional colors due to a mutation which creates the oppositive effect of color blindness or deficiency. The mutation enhances and add's color to the human visible spectrum.   The women have an additional cone retinal …

Wish You Could Clone Yourself? -Maybe Not

Hello Me I heard someone recently say out loud "I wish I could clone myself" in the context of work.  I didn't think too deeply about it at the time of the comment but it came back to haunt me a bit over the past few weeks.   I started thinking through the real implications of …

Send the Elevator Back Down

Fundamentals: If you have done well for yourself, it is important to share your experience, knowledge and time helping others.  This aligns with healing or repairing the world through action. While words may inspire, the action of pushing the button to send the elevator goes a bit beyond the words.   It is representative of a …

I am the Difficult People

What would you do if you had to deal with you? Do you know you?  Many books talk about toxic people in the workplace or dealing with difficult people without really digging into the idea that you may be a difficult person. What if you are a difficult person? What if this is in your …

In Folks We Trust- Trust Challenge

Our Trusted System Our water, our food, our fuels,  our driving, our flying, our entire existence depends on inherent and implicit trusted relationships.   To simplify this to the basics, imagine as you drink a glass of water, coffee or other while you read this post, how many people had something to do with the drink …

Make Time to Help

There is NO Time If there is no time at all to help other people, something is wrong.   In life and work, there are transactions.  These are micro exchanges and opportunities for kindness and service.  Even if we are running at the gym, we can do something small to help someone else.  It could be …