18 07, 2016

Still Waiting For That Expert “Top Ten” List?

By | 2018-11-08T16:00:11-08:00 July 18th, 2016|Ambiguity, Authenticity, Awareness, Blogging, Communication, Conversation, Creativity, Customer Experience, Entrepreneur, H2H, Meaning, Reflection, Small Business, Smart Business, Strategy, Thoughts, VACC|

Top 10! It's not all that hard to be different, because you are. I made an observation recently in a meeting about the tension we have in each of us to both fit in and be utterly unique. This applies to individuals (this is America, after all...individuals are a huge, almost obsessive focus of our attention...) [...]

15 02, 2016

What is the Truth about Now for You?

By | 2018-03-24T15:32:42-08:00 February 15th, 2016|Authenticity, Awareness, Decision-making, Leadership, Meaning, Reflection, Small Business|

The Arrow of Time     “Well, that happened.” That’s still one of my favorite movies quotes. It’s uttered (actually more “admitted”) by Bob Berrenger (Alec Baldwin) upon crawling out of an upside down car accident in the movie State and Main. He seems a bit dazed, but not very concerned, despite [...]

27 07, 2015

Do You Know The Lie of “Comfortable with Ambiguity”?

By | 2017-06-12T14:16:39-08:00 July 27th, 2015|Ambiguity, Awareness, Conversation, Meaning, Reflection, Strategy, The Journey, Thoughts|

Caterpillar using a hookah. An illustration from Alice in Wonderland (Photo credit: Wikipedia) How many jobs have you had where the expectation was that you would be “comfortable with ambiguity”?  Be honest….is anyone really Comfortable with Ambiguity?! Or is this just the company’s way of stating the obvious: everything changes, so hang [...]

13 07, 2015

Do Your Passions Make You More Human?

By | 2018-09-16T14:53:02-08:00 July 13th, 2015|Awareness, Creativity, Good Business, Innovation, Interesting things, Leadership, Meaning, Reflection|

Signature of Richard P. Feynman (Photo credit: Wikipedia) It is much too easy to burrow into your business and go deeper into the knowledge, building more depth and expertise in that area so you can be an even better resource for your customers. But doesn’t this turn you into [...]

3 10, 2012

More Than “LIKE”

By | 2017-06-12T14:16:54-08:00 October 3rd, 2012|Conversation, Discussion, People, Reflection, Social Media|

Detail (Photo credit: Wikipedia) There is a justifiable lament in the air. It concerns the lack of actual conversation taking place between people. In the online world a large portion of our conversation has devolved into one-click LIKEs or, in the case of LinkedIn, Endorsements.  No context.  No qualification.  No [...]

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