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. …

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 …

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 …

Social Test

Bullies and Acceptance One of my children is very interested in play by play sports.  He studies sports and practices making podcasts.  He is also working events and got a job with his school doing play by play for all sorts of sports.    I have been working with him to develop social media strategies …

Help Someone Make a Connection: “Care Actions”

Happy Holidays  3rd Person  No statistics here needed.  There are people who aren't working and who are looking for work.  They are all around us.   They have knowledge, skills and abilities that are needed in the workplace.   They are good men and women.    If you have ever lost your job, you know it is …

The People in the Middle #KM leadership

Congratulations! You just purchased a new social tool for your organization. It only cost your company a few bucks to get licenses and there are very little infrastructure costs associated.  In only a few short months, your teams will break down silos faster than you could ever have imagined. Software Infrastructure Maintenance including Service Level …

Working Out Loud: Speaking to Leadership (Part 2 of 5)

Speaking with Leadership and Working Out Loud Part 2 "Speak Up" Show up whenever possible (Part 1) Ask to speak with senior leaders; chances are they will see you.  Advocate for yourself and others. (Part 3) Speak to the heart and mind. (Part 4) Have faith and courage. (Part 5) “Senior leadership isn’t interested in …

Being a Premier KM Organization (Preparing for a Marathon)

Being a premier KM organization doesn't mean that you are THE premier KM organization.   What this means is that we must consider bench-marking ourselves vs. ourselves. I have a friend who just ran an ultramarathon. If you don’t know what an ultramarathon is, it is basically a very long run with common distances of 50 …