Sticks and Stones May Break My Bones but Words They Can Destroy Me

Our Social World Popularity has always been of importance to human beings. Leaders throughout all human history are seen hovering over the masses and directing, guiding, instructing, influencing, and inspiring. All our stories have lead characters who we follow. Our lives are intertwined with people we follow, admire, and sometimes simply accept. We are a …

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 …

They Want Our Silence

If we are silent, do we consent? We have seen historic economic, religious, political, and sociological challenges in our lifetime. If you are reading this today, you have personal experience with dramatic global change. This post asks a few questions about how we can effectively use our voices to achieve common and specific goals. I'd …

The Noise that Won’t Go (Veterans with Tinnitus)

Photo by Keira Burton on Pexels.com Tinnitus is the number one disability among Veterans and it affects at least one in every 10 American adults. Before I get started, if you are suffering from tinnitus there are some management techniques offered here <-- click for a handbook. My goal for this post is to shed some light …

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 …

Never Ending 9/11

Photo by Unknown had it on Google Photos Today is 9/11. It is 20 years since the attack on the US and from my perspective we are far worse off today than ever before. We are destined to react and respond vs prevent and proactively protect ourselves. Our way of life is under attack and …

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 …

Collaboration Services – Leadership

Technology today drives "the way" (methods) in which most of us collaborate.  Successful collaboration depends on "collaboration patterns" which are independent of specific technologies.  The mistake many people make is to depend on commercial collaboration technologies without investing the time and resources to understand the complexity. Organizational success for collaboration services depends on the overall …

Organizational Technology by Popularity

Being right doesn't equate to being effective. 

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. 

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