I’m not admitting to actually being alive in 1969, or if I was, old enough to get there, or do anything that might or might not have been legal then. Right? But I do like to learn from the past, and there’s something very cool about semicentennials. Yes, that’s the word for 50th anniversary. You use […]Read More Five Life Lessons from Woodstock 1969
It doesn’t matter whether you’re driving an innovation through a multinational company, or just trying to lose ten pounds. I learned them well, after many missteps. Rules are rules. Here they are: It doesn’t have to all be done at once. There is a writing standard I followed a long time ago (when almost all I […]Read More Three Rules for Change Management (when you are the subject of change)
No one is generic. No one wants to be treated as if they are generic. And people who are charged with the responsibility to write job descriptions almost never want to hire, manage, or mentor a generic person.Read More The Job Description, Disrupted
Some days I have so many ideas that I despair of ever seeing anything come of them. You see, to me, all my ideas – like my children – are precious. They just need someone to raise them. Like the Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe, there are so many, I rarely know what […]Read More Timing Isn’t Everything. Teaming Is.