When Work and Souls Collide

I read a gem of a post on my way to facilitate with a group of leaders this week. Written by Chris Corrigan, who has one of the best Twitter profiles ever (running around hosting conversations that matter), it shared his observations on the design and challenges of running a very interesting meeting. I loved […]

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SHIFTED

SHIFTED was: “five entrepreneurs and leaders telling refreshing stories about challenges they’ve faced and the choices they made to achieve success”. I decided to attend because of this: “We’re exposing the gritty truth of achieving success. It’s all about the moments where hard decisions are made and fears are faced head on.” Plus all the ticket […]

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Knowledge and Firehoses

I remember when I first joined Twitter I saw folks decreeing that it would kill RSS. I’m nearing my second Twitter anniversary and my RSS (Google Reader) is alive and well. In fact, I’m getting more value out it than ever. This conversation suggests that RSS is flawed (hating the info overload) and points to […]

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My Summer Vacation Learnings

Remember as a kid one of the first assignments of the school year was to write about what you did on your summer vacation? In that spirit, I’ve jotted down a few things I learned while enjoying a three week holiday this summer: Crossing off bucket list items equals perma-grin. Must plan for more (skydiving […]

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Cancer and $5: Organizational Dynamics

Gene O’Kelly wrote a terrific book called Chasing Daylight: How My Forthcoming Death Transformed My Life. (The title says it all, doesn’t it?) It should be required reading for every executive and on-the-way-up-leader. Shortly before reading the book, someone I met recently was diagnosed with cancer. These two experiences bumped into each other and caused […]

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