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.  …

In Cloud We Trust

The Magic Takeover History repeats itself as we forget our past.   We have all this knowledge at our fingertips but we are easily distracted.  While we are distracted by work, political issues, family and more input than ever before in human history, our brains can only handle a very limited amount of information cognitively and …

DiZzzzRuuPt33rrr a Short Story

Asking 4 Change You set a goal that calls for you to change and you realized while you start down the path of change, that change is difficult. If you decided for some reason that you need to change your life, it won't be easy.  You will disrupt yourself.  I am not telling you this …

Why I Love ♥ Talking to Founders

The Brave the Bold the Young the Old It takes a lot of courage to start your own business.   It takes courage to invest your life and your money to do something that you believe in.   Founders see something that is missing and they see the potential to fill that gap.   The passion behind their …

The Now of Work

The Business of Business The future of work is a hot topic but not one we should be fixated with or discussing as much as we do.  We should be talking about the NOW of work. Workforce Change The workforce is changing and companies aren't keeping up with the changes.  There is an active reduction …

First 100 Days

  Recently,  I went over the steps I took as I started my job at Chubb Insurance.  I was brought in by senior IT leadership to address challenges of transformation and change using tools, techniques and practices derived from Knowledge Management. I quickly realized on my first day that I would need a consistent approach …