Perspective on People Surveys &Talent

The Process Damage Good people aren't hard to find, they are right in front of us. Across many industries the conversation about talent is top of mind. Over twenty years ago a wired magazine article predicted in 2020 that people would need to evolve quickly in their ways of learning. See the article here https://www.wired.com/2000/07/the-year-2020-explained/

Through the Screen – Dystopian Experience on Sunday Morning

Local Police and Rescue Today is Sunday I got up this morning with plans to work on a project for my sister. I got all the family up and running, a cup of coffee and even the dog packed in the car. There wasn't enough time or patience to make a good breakfast, so I …

Leadership – Expression of Gratitude in Difficult Times *Blink

Photo by Snapwire on Pexels.com So Busy I Forgot The days are long and Covid has made them longer. The increased hours at work have become the new normal. It seems that meetings bleed into each other and finding time to just focus is less of a reality. It is so difficult and seemingly common …

Simplify the Complexity on Being Positive in Difficult Times

Irrationally Optimistic A few years ago a friend of mine told me he had recently been diagnosed with cancer. He didn't have an early diagnosis and would be going through a significant effort. He knew and expressed that he would be losing a lot in exchange for a chance to continue living. He expressed his …

Account – Device – Resistance Bands – Psychologist “Digital Workplace”

The Way the Water Flows In pre-COVID posts, I discussed perceptually where Microsoft and others would drive organizations technologically, culturally, and operationally.    While COVID hasn't placed us dead center in my vision of where we will be, it certainly has moved us much closer at an accelerated pace.   The shift may be temporary but …

The Cost and Benefit of Feedback

The Pain of Communication As I believe firmly in coaching, I work with a coach myself.  My coach is a retired executive CIO with many years of experience.  The conversations we have are based on trust, honor, integrity, caring, and open dialogue.   Prior to working with him, we established a few rules and conditions. The …

Digital Workplace – 3 Options – Same Outcome

Ignore Ignoring what happens in the Digital Workspace is fairly common. It happens for a few reasons generally speaking. You didn't know what was going on and had no time. You are too small or too consumed with other important issues and concerns. It doesn't matter on the front end of business and it is …

The Last Writer

I have started to notice a trend in articles and stories popping up in news feeds. The frequency of writing has increased and the articles and notes seemed to be missing something. It wasn't something I could put my finger on but rather something I felt as I read. I was curious to see how …

The Shape of Silence

Thoughts on Silence

For the Good of All – Corona Session 101

Photo by Pedro Figueras on Pexels.com I see everyone trying to get back to normal. I understand why but I don't think we can. We don't have a vaccine for this virus and medicine doesn't have answers yet to prevent or control it. This virus has impacted all of us. Many people have lost work …