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 …

Shadows aren’t Reflections

Photo by Jeffrey Czum on Pexels.com When someone is walking with their back to the sun, the shadow cast is an impression based on the position of the sun relative to the person. This perspective represents a potentially distorted and dark outline of ourselves. Many of us look at shadows of ourselves in a figurative …

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 …

Maybe Crazy

It is a beautiful Sunday morning here in the northeast US.  I have the opportunity to sit outside and look at some trees, grass and sky.   The way I get news these days is through snippets of information online and local channels. Generally speaking, I have shut off the major cable networks.  Outside of the …

What I Tell the Boys (In Short) Today

I have four children.  Each of them has their own unique personality and perspective.  They have their own interests and talents as well.  As I think of the world today and the challenges of living in this interconnected, socially exposed and technologically complex society,  I recognize how hard it must be for them.   I try …

The Original Content Creator

The content that I create and my original style make for a creation you haven't seen in a while.  I am number one, I bring it every day, got words that you heard from Japan to Jakay.  I bring the new fresh and simple point of view.  I bring the words and the pictures and …

Why HR Should Report to the CISO 206 Days of Reason

206 Days for teams to detect cyber attacks. Wonder why this number is going up? I think org structure may play in.

Micro-Kindness Macro-Impact

 It is two o’clock in the morning on a cold December day 1985 and the phone rings. It’s a big fire in the South Bronx, a bunch of buildings are dilapidated, falling apart, and burning out of control.  A homeless person smoking crack started the whole blaze and now the buildings are burning and threatening families in the surrounding areas. The fire department sends NY’s finest to fight the beast and as the fire grows in size as word gets out across the airways for everyone to come and help.  

Gaslighting Knowledge Management

Technology companies have an agenda to make money.  As well, they should as the market demands results.  If they don't show progress and growth they get penalized by investors.  This creates a situation where the underlying motivator has to outweigh some kind of higher standards of organizational intent. 

Basically Digital Workshop Slides

GDS Cohen <-- Presentation to GDS Summit  Title: Basically Digital: Pragmatic Digital Perspective and Definitions Synopsis: The word “Digital” has many meanings.  Conversations both inside and outside are often confusing because of the assumptions made.   In order to be successful in these digital discussions,  we need to establish what we mean and our intent. The …