This week is my 10th anniversary at Teekay. I never thought I would stay more than than 3 years. I have had 3 x 3-yr cycles of learning-applying-passing forward. Just when things get easy / dull / dangerous, there has … Continue reading 10-Year Work Anniversary: #WOLweek
Over the last 5-10 years, I have morphed my learning focus away from the straight and narrow of MarComms. At first, it was through the lens of “Enterprise Social” – I saw an opportunity for collaboration tools to unlock new … Continue reading I Am Having An Existential Moment Here! A Reflection on Dystopian Threats And Cultural Cures.
I found a piece of content I wrote in 2011 to my team, explaining my design approach needs. Although it is slightly dated in its examples (the iPhone app grid), it is remarkably relevant 6 years later. We are currently, … Continue reading Deep Design: Helping The Brand Define Itself
Yesterday, I summarized the main gist of the book, An Everyone Culture: Becoming A Deliberatively Developmental Organization. (DDO) Today, I want to share a 12 Learnings on Learning Listicle from the book. Useful models for reflecting on your own organization’s propensity … Continue reading 12 Measures of a Deliberately Developmental Organization #DDO
I read a book about Becoming A Deliberately Developmental Organization (DDO), called “An Everyone Culture.” It was the title that attracted me first. I am putting so much of my energy into culture work and the thinking behind workplace culture. "The … Continue reading Edge + Home + Groove = An Everyone Culture
Let’s Talk About “Team” Nothing happens in isolation. It is within the team that the magic happens. How so? Well, here are a few things that showcase our approach… Firstly, sartorial excellence never gets in the way! The team performance … Continue reading The World’s Best Team Photo Was A Result of Our Social (Hive)Mindset
1. Idea Sketchbook Not only is Twitter a learning tool from my followers (I follow links curiously), but I use it as a mechanism of reflection. Twitter is a live learning environment. It is my ideas sketchbook. I review my … Continue reading Two Asides on the Power of Twitter
The other day I summarized my year as raising 10 digits for digital. That theme arose because I was reviewing my twitter posts for December, and everything seemed digital-focused. Clearly, alinea… #Alinea: The beginning of a new train of thought. … Continue reading Small, Fast, Antifragile, Edgy, Visionary, Human: A Digital December
Professional, workplace change is tough. I was not promised a life long with the requirement of learning. I was supposed to learn stuff, and then monetize it, as my experience deepened. Yet, the last 8-10 years have been a tumbling … Continue reading 2016 in Review: Raise All 10 Digits, or Your Middle One, to Digital
My team makes a lot of content – up to 150-200 videos a year: internal and external focused; across all business areas; and digging into all parts of ‘who we are.’ Sometimes, people ask me variations on these themes: Just what … Continue reading Why Do We Do The (Video) Things We Do?