Conversational AI in the Enterprise

In the technology world, aside from all the layoffs which are shocking, we have this flood of information, awareness and now access to immensely powerful conversational artificial intelligence. In my last post, I mentioned that we are in a moment of historically relevant technological transformation. I'd say, we are just seeing a tip of the …

They asked me WHEN it will change and I told them IT already happened –

Change is right in front of us #Butterfly NOW ~ It is HERE Philosophically, the difficulty some people have in seeing the 3D image in a Magic Eye stereogram illustrates the limitations of our perception and how we interpret the world around us. Our brains are constantly making assumptions and filling in gaps based on …

Cutting a Path: Building a Vision

What do you do when you are given a goal or an outcome but no instruction on how to get there? What do you do when you are placed in charge or established as the person leading an initiative and you haven’t done it before? What do you do if “fake it till you make …

The Template(S)of You

The next few posts will be a short series of common discussion points with people I coach. Whether you are looking for a job or you are already in one, it is important to communicate with people. Communication can be in many forms. Today, we are starting with the concept of a short description about …

On Trust – Lesson for Leaders

Red Onions on My Salad The past few weeks along with a global pandemic, global warming, explosions, fires, protests, war, famine, and alien invasions,  our onions were recalled in over 27 states.  That's right, our onions were recalled and if we had onions and we didn't know where they came from, we need to throw …

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 …

The Test – E + SV + SR = T/t

The Complexities of Trust (Organization) In his book "Hit Refresh" Satya Nadella says "..for me, trust is a sacred responsibility."  Beyond his view on empathy, I can't think of anything more important or powerful in his book than his message on trust. He shares his idea for trust as an equation as  E + SV …

The Echo of Influence

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay How well do you influence others? Do you think that influence has anything to do with trust? Why do you think influence is important in home life and work? For many good reasons, people seek to influence others. What are some of the reasons that you seek to influence …

Spend Time Working on You

Photo by rawpixel.com on Pexels.com Pressure at work may always keep you hopping but going from task to task even if you capture information about the work is like digging an endless ditch. It is critically important for you to spend time working on yourself. The work you do for yourself benefits your organization and …

Kill Performance Reviews

Companies Need to End Individual Performance Reviews Consider for a moment we are sitting in the audience of a symphony orchestra.  They are playing  ..You listen to them play and now you are given a score card to rate them. You now have to pick one of the musicians and choose which one is the best.  …

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