The great thing about being curious, and happy to deal with ambiguity? You have plenty of things to talk about, plenty of questions to ask, plenty of perspective. My guess is that there is never a dull moment when you … Continue reading Prosper In The Future Of Work: CHIEF Conversation Starter #14Actions
Aline Lerner attempted a meaningful investigation about the power (or not) of resumes recently – an excellent read. Resumes suck – and here’s the data, she says, concluding “at the end of the day, the resume is a low-signal document.” … Continue reading Working Out Loud Is A High Signal Approach To Understanding – And Here’s The Data!
It is a topic that will not go away for me. I keep kicking out against the cult of ‘we.’ [For the record, I have to keep stating that I have nothing against the power of us, the team, the … Continue reading Everyone Should Say “I Am…” More. Here’s Why.
A couple of people have contacted me in the last weeks – New Year’s Resolutions? – enquiring about BrandBoards, about making a mark. Most excellent. I began the BrandBoard process a couple of years ago as a process of sharpening … Continue reading New Year’s Resolution: Brand Building!
I am putting together a long list of goals for the team for 2015, based on everyone giving me…a long list. 2015 should be fun, same as it ever was. My own goals are heavily skewed to the personal – … Continue reading 2015 Goals: This Time It’s (Even More) Personal
Working in corporate communications, you get up close and personal to the conversation around corporate culture. Leaders want input and content about cultural topics on their agenda; and employees who are unwilling to give direct feedback are often VERY willing … Continue reading Ghostwriting For Cultural Change
I was writing last week – rather haphazardly, perhaps because of the topic – about context. Everything is context. There is very little that is universally understood. Example: look at the header photo… 364 days of the year, seeing a semi-naked … Continue reading Which Side Of The Bed Do You Sleep On? Well, It Depends…#Context
Working Out Loud is harder inside the organization – working with people who, generally, are given to you – than outside – where you get to choose your cohort, more or less. Want to chat about photography and don’t work … Continue reading I Haven’t Been Working Out Loud (Enough) With The Right People #WOLweek
Yesterday I reflected how Working Out Loud has given me the gift of a network, and a network effect, across the globe. I am dialled in and dialled up by the immense collective learning and sharing of my network. But what about … Continue reading A Reflection On Working Out Loud Live #UnderTheStairs #WOLweek
It has been a good week, a contentious week, provoking. Working Out Loud is not supposed to be easy – if it were, there would be no need for a #Hashtag or for a ‘movement.’ Today I watched another inspiring Shots … Continue reading Turning Ourselves Inside Out: A #WOLWeek Reflection