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 …

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 …

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 …

Learnable NOT Teachable Why Your People Ain’t Reachable

Why Bad Leaders are Successful There are many answers to why bad leaders are successful, but the most prominent one that comes to mind is that they are skilled at deception and highly motivated for the benefit of themselves. I've been working since I was 11 years old, worked at the bottom of organizations and …

The 360 Degree Life Review

I stopped in the middle of the road and wondered where I was.- Yet again, Batdorf has me thinking. I suppose it's all timely as I am emotional from news of untimely deaths of family and friends. If the last year and half have taught me anything, it's staying current on persistent consciousness of the …

Someone Lied – About Working from Home and It’ll Cost em’

Monday Monday is a girl (person) who works for a large commercial company. Monday has been working from home now for well over a year. The reason Monday was able to work from home was due to Covid-19. Prior to this, her company had a policy of every day in the office. As the situation …

Thich Nhat Hanh Perspective 1926-

Buddhist monk and peace activist Thich Nhat Hanh (b. 1926) has offered the world much wisdom through his personal example and teaching. Here he offers a meditation about a piece of paper to illustrate the mysterious interconnection of all things which he calls “interbeing”: Photo by Monstera on Pexels.com If you are a poet, you …