What Should The Title Of My Next Book Be?

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It hasn’t been through any editing yet. It’s 12 chapters in total. It’s approaching 90,000 words. (again) There are two sections. The first section has the following draft chapter titles: Chapter 1 – The Possibility of Purpose at Work Chapter 2 – What is Work? Chapter 3 – The Pursuit of Workplace Disengagement Chapter 4 […]

How Not to Tweet if You’re a Television Station

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Like thousands of other webizens, I took to Twitter on the evening of November 24, 2014. I did so to understand how Ferguson, Missouri was handling a grand jury’s decision not to indict Officer Darren Brown, the man behind the gun that killed Michael Brown on August 9, 2014. Mike Costa is the General Manager […]

The Great Transformation of the Organization Still Needs the How

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Billed as “The Great Transformation”, its work was cut out for itself from the moment you could register online. A conference paying homage to the brilliance of Peter Drucker has now become an annual calendar fixture not to be missed. The 6th iteration of the Global Peter Drucker Forum — recently held in Vienna, naturally […]

My Hopes for the Drucker Forum #gpdf14

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It’s not exactly the easiest set of flights between Victoria, British Columbia and Vienna, Austria, but I’d travel twice the distance to take part. The Global Peter Drucker Forum is one of those rare conferences where one believes change might actually occur. That’s why I’m here. That’s why I’m up at 4:30am Vienna time, writing these […]

Alarming Trends in CIPD Employee Outlook Survey

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Truth be told, I’m a bit of a research wonk. Some may look at that honest admission as a cry for help. Others steer clear of me when I ingest new data because it allegedly makes me more likely to furl a brow as I further scorn the lack of leadership advancement in today’s organizations. This ‘feedback’ may or may not […]