A small, simple story to share how much I love my kids, and the gentle genius of childhood too. When Lola was in kindergarten, she was sharing a moment in her day with us at the dinner table, explaining that … Continue reading What Do You Mean, “White Skin”?!
International Working Out Loud Week #WOLweek was inopportune this time around: it happened to straddle a trip home to visit family and a couple of days of intense office visits in the UK around which was only travel. Throw in a … Continue reading Working Out Loud Using My Voice
I have made a commitment to working out loud, but the outpouring (the product if you will) ebbs and flows, often depending on project time constraints. Working out loud adds value, but it takes time. Vigilance is required to ensure … Continue reading Working Out Loud Reveals How Complex EVERYTHING Is [#Feltronics]
Last night I attended the SFU #SIATmixer, where employers, graduates and students of the SIAT school can meet’n’greet. As a long-term supporter of the SIAT talent, I like to tag along and speak to a couple of people and feel … Continue reading My Latest Intern Talent Learning Moment
I ran a day hackathon. I put it on my yearly goals as a challenge, and I did it. This is what I learned: There is no such thing as an organizational hackathon, from my research. We hear talk about … Continue reading Here Are 10 Things I Learned From Running An Organizational Hackathon
Yesterday I wrote of my deep appreciation for the work of walking artist Richard Long. His A Walk Across England is one of the only two books I have out of shelving, the more likely to dip into… I have … Continue reading Change Starts At The Edge, With My Own Choices, My Own Experience
I don’t own many books (any more). I am a good recycler, born of moving countries and leaving lives behind. Recently, I have been drawn back to one of the few books I brought with me to Canada – A … Continue reading A Walk Across England
My nephew turned 19 last week while I was in the UK. I told him, “No present from me, mate. 18 was a landmark age, 19…meh.” We talked about those important birthdays. My sister turned 50 while I was there … Continue reading Suddenly, I’m In The “Heading to Retirement” Cohort.
What is your default action, when you are creating content / stuff? Do you have a beautifully intricate filing system so all of your intellectual property is at hand, just when you need it? Are you a player? Do you … Continue reading Don’t Save It, SHARE it! Build Your Network. #14Actions
There is never a better time to take a few minutes (or hours or days) to deeply consider if you are REALLY READY for the coming battles and opportunities in the future of work. It doesn’t take long to uncover … Continue reading Now Is A Good Time To Reflect: Am I Ready For The Future OF Work? #14Actions