OMFG! I MADE IT! I MADE IT! I’m SPEECHLESS. I’d like to thank my family and teammates for all their sacrifices etc. Happy Friday. ←This Much We … Continue reading Top 44.5 Under 45 But Over 44
I met another person recently who repeated back to me the sentence I used for years about showing up: “I would love to blog but I just don’t have the time…” I gagged slightly, I said nothing. WordPress informed me … Continue reading I (Re)learned One Thing From Writing 212 Blog Posts In 2014
Planning and team alignment requires tension. Harmony is overrated. Continue reading There Is Tension In The Room. Everything Is How It Should Be.
I am giving a quick ‘n’ dirty keynote at the IABC/BC – CPRS Vancouver joint Christmas shindig this week. As the topic suggests, I decided to work out loud on it on twitter, and collate it all together in a … Continue reading A Conversation About “Social”: Technology and People and Working Out Loud #WOLyo!
A few months ago I wrote about a person central to my network, Richard Martin, someone, well, someone you should know. Today, perfectly timed with Working Out Loud week #WOLweek, I wanted to introduce you (in my own way) to someone … Continue reading The Person To Person Economy: You Should Know…Simon Terry #WOLweek
Thank you cooking that great big pot of soup for the family before you left. Everything you touch in the kitchen is imbued with your care and craft. The kids didn’t even like it too much, but I made them eat … Continue reading Thank You Times Five.
Harold Jarche is one my favourite writers about the (emergent) nature of work. A recent summary of the state of management truly captures my approach to “management”. I shared this with my team. There is no magnanimity to it. This is … Continue reading Mostly, You Should Try To Self-Manage. Advice To Myself.
I have some good conversations and reads about this article – Why You Hate Work. One of the common outcomes is the observation that leaders should hire people smarter than them, and then get out of their way. I concur … Continue reading I Want My Team To Have A Fulfilled Life, But I Cannot Be Arsed To Do Anything About It.
I think this is called a precis review. Synthesize, synthesize. My Working Out Loud pecha kucha – Go! I am a (self-appointed) corporate disorganizer, and one way I experiment in this role is by… working out loud, trying to make my … Continue reading 20 Slides x 20 Seconds; One Focus – Working Out Loud (Yo!)
Recently, I added the job title “Intrapreneur” to my LinkedIn profile. It speaks to my belief that the future of work is changing underfoot. We need to be nimble, upskilling, influencers all. In yesterday’s post I wrote “[of my interest … Continue reading I Have Changed My Job Title To…Corporate Disorganizer.
Sometimes, you just gotta shake it out. Shoot from the hip. Shout from the rooftops. Tell everyone: I LOVE you, no I MEAN it, I fuckin’ love yer. Sometimes. At work, perhaps not so much. However, there is that role … Continue reading Sometimes, I Am A Mad, Drunk Uncle At A Wedding