I have been unemployed a couple of times in my adult life; as well, I had a couple of periods of under-employment. It is good to have context by which to judge the good times, those times when one finds … Continue reading Job 4 Life.
I wrote a book. This week, I got my hands on a hard copy for the first time. It is a slim tome, 100 pages in total, readable in under two hours at one’s leisure. It is 10 years in … Continue reading COVID Diaries Week 29: Books.
Psychedelics have been following along in the slipstream of cannabis for a couple of years. Although the research into the beneficial use cases of psychedelics has been ongoing for 30 years, we are seeing how the conversation about drugs has … Continue reading Cannabis Diaries Week 43: Psychedelics.
You have heard of FAQs – frequently asked questions. Something is happening in your organization and you need to explain it all to a stakeholder group. The answers tend to be factual and dull. Anyone who has done media training will know how … Continue reading Dis!Organize Ep. 34: Give a FUQ.
Traditionally, inside a company, you want to be an insider. Close to the action, in the oak-panelled room, smelling the power. <SNIFF>. You listen closely for the organizational narrative and make sure you always onside with the guy in the corner … Continue reading Dis!Organize Ep. 31: Edge is the New Core.
There is not that much in the workplace that is simple. Those best practices, that are obvious to all, may get us through the day but will probably not meet tomorrow’s needs. For that, we need to embrace a more … Continue reading Dis!Organize Ep. 21: Emergence.
I audited my calendar and calculated an average of 25 hrs of meetings a week. Consequently, I was working 50-60 hrs a week to get everything done. Then something strange occurred. It went something like this (condensed): – We introduced … Continue reading Meetings Meetings Meetings.