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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 [...]

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 [...]

2 12, 2013

Comfortable with Ambiguity?

By | 2018-10-12T12:47:46-08:00 December 2nd, 2013|Ambiguity, Authenticity, Awareness, Decision-making, Entrepreneur, Leadership, Meaning, Problem-solving, Strategy, The Journey|

English: Diagram of Schrodinger’s cat theory. Roughly based on Image:Schroedingerscat3.jpg (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Acceptance of ambiguity is a by-word in corporate America today, if job descriptions are any indication. Not just acceptance but whole-hearted embrace seems to be the price of admission.  I find this call interesting, if only [...]

26 11, 2013

The Tyranny of the Post

By | 2018-10-05T16:15:06-08:00 November 26th, 2013|Blog, Conversation, Creativity, The Journey|

They say that any blog post really needs a point to deserve existence.  While conceding that there is an inordinate amount of pointless content out there, I agree.  However, even if I feel that I have a point, a story, a well- Writing With Left Hand (Photo credit: indi.ca) formed argument or [...]

22 02, 2013

First Thoughts in a New Community

By | 2017-06-12T14:16:54-08:00 February 22nd, 2013|Collaboration, Community Management, Conversation, Creativity, Productivity, Social Media, The Journey|

2012_09_17 Community Management IMG_0841 (Photo credit: joelogon) OK, so I’m stepping away from the fire hose for a moment. I’m today wrapping up, if that even makes sense when you’re on the road, week #5 in my new gig as Senior Community Manager at SDL. Collecting and prioritizing my thoughts [...]

19 10, 2012

Who’s driving?

By | 2017-06-12T14:16:54-08:00 October 19th, 2012|Awareness, Productivity, The Journey|

English: Alarm clock (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Like every other breathing human being, my life is a churning dynamo of ups, downs, and decided neutrals (better known as the mundane).  As I slowly gain greater sense of awareness of the moment and the fleeting aspect of each of these moments, I am also becoming more aware [...]

18 06, 2012

iNoob – Epilogue

By | 2017-06-12T14:16:55-08:00 June 18th, 2012|Apple, Productivity, The Journey|

Mac App Store (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Well, this was a short series. My sixth month experiment as a PC-turned-Mac user is now complete….and I have a few things to report: I really liked the speed of booting up or restarting. The MacBook Air I used was extremely light, which was helpful given my lower back [...]

23 02, 2012

Coming up for air

By | 2017-06-12T14:16:55-08:00 February 23rd, 2012|Creativity, The Journey|

Image via Wikipedia It’s true…..this space has been as dead as a bag of hammers for a couple of months. I’ve switched companies and jobs, and that has made for a very exciting and immersive few weeks. I’ve switched jobs before.  I worked for my previous employer for 14 years and had a number of [...]

12 12, 2011

iNoob – Chapter 1: Jumping into the Pond

By | 2017-06-12T14:16:55-08:00 December 12th, 2011|Apple, The Journey|

I just started a new job and decided that things weren’t going to be tumultuous enough, so, on the recommendation of my new manager, I signed up for a brand spanking new MacBook Air as my work PC. This after working with nothing but Microsoft Windows since version 3.0 back [...]

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