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 …

Career Aspirations – What you Want

Bess Mucherson What do you Want? If you want something, there is a good chance you can get it. All of the adages may apply in terms of doing hard work, setting goals, and objectives and putting the effort in. There are also shortcuts to getting what you want but as with anything else, there …

For the Sake of Hate

Photo by Tookapic on Pexels.com Hello. What do I tell my children about hate? What do I tell my children about love? How can the world be a beautiful place filled with wonder and a tragedy all at the same time? These questions and many others are the same questions we human beings ask ourselves …

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 …

Boundary People #KM Engagement

Our Town A few weeks ago,  I had a friend visit my office.  As we were walking the halls of the building and passing the various business areas, I waved and said "hello" to the people I know.   My friend said "oh, you must be the Mayor."   If anyone were truly the Mayor …

Devil in a Pebble

The same pebbles that are adding up to destroy our world and our kind can be countered by good behavior and healthy contribution.

Social Constructivist Learning @ Work

Learning Concepts -- Basic Premise of Social Constructivist. The concepts that we have studied around learning for children can be applied to adults as well.  There isn't some date or time that cognitive psychology just short circuits and expires.   As a KM practitioner and consultant I am finding that simple is more effective than …

9 Dots Puzzle

  Without lifting pencil from paper, draw no more than four straight lines that will cross through all nine dots.   Do not google the answer and please post your results..  It is easy to find the answer as a cheat BUT the answer you find online is not likely to be the answer I …

There is GREAT POWER in Silence

If you don't say something, you are saying a lot. "Silence is a window into a fundamental misunderstanding in semiotics, the study of signs. "http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/ambigamy/201110/the-silent-treatment-when-people-leave-you-guessing Research indicates that children would rather be yelled at than ignored. When prisoners are being punished, they are put in isolation, because being isolated is one of the harshest punishments …