14 11, 2016

Can We Save This Conversation?

By | 2017-06-12T14:16:17-08:00 November 14th, 2016|Authenticity, Communication, Conversation, Credibility, Diversity, Trust|

Have the Conversation The events of this past week and my ongoing focus and interest in conversation and communication converged in a big way. Can’t ignore this one….not that I’d want to. The challenge and opportunity are too big. The direction that America takes impacts us all as citizens and as business [...]

11 01, 2016

Is Your Tribe Remarkable, Unfocused or Mainstream?

By | 2018-01-13T15:13:23-08:00 January 11th, 2016|Authenticity, Awareness, Collaboration, Communication, Conversation, Creativity, Diversity, Goal-setting, Good Business, H2H, Innovation, Leadership, Mission, People, Strategy, The Journey|

Networks and Communities Which Tribe do you belong to? That seems to be an over-riding, occasionally unsaid, concern in our society. Conservative or Liberal? Religious or Agnostic? One percent or ninety-nine percent? Blue collar or white-collar? Introvert or extrovert? College Graduate? Technical? Gender? Race? We have innumerable ways of identifying, classifying and limiting [...]

9 11, 2015

Why is Your Audience So Scary?

By | 2017-06-12T14:16:35-08:00 November 9th, 2015|Communication, Content, Creativity, Customer Experience, Diversity, H2H, Leadership, Marketing, People, Problem-solving, Small Business, Smart Business, Social Media, Strategy|

English: Audience in the main hall of the MobileHCI 2008 conference. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) How uncomfortable are you with your audience? I have spent a large portion of my life in front of audiences as a musician, as an educator, as a speaker, and, going way back, as an actor [...]

2 03, 2015

How To Solve the Biggest Problem with Diversity

By | 2017-06-12T14:16:43-08:00 March 2nd, 2015|Collaboration, Creativity, Diversity, Good Business, H2H, Innovation, Leadership, People, Problem-solving, Productivity, Small Business, Smart Business, Strategy|

http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/187474472 There was an item on the local news the other night that I found fascinating. A number of students at the university campus were holding a rally advocating for a Diversity Center as a gathering place that would acknowledge the diversity of the campus and provide a place and programs that would focus on [...]

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