Friday Fun: Meet Gump Shun

Gump’s a trailblazer. He’s willing and able. He’s got pizazz. He doesn’t mind being open and sharing; some call it bravado, I call it courage. Mr. Shun wasn’t always this way. He had to work at it. Being collaborative wasn’t his thing in the old days. He knew no different. He did what they all did;…

Here’s to the Crazy Ones

I was fortunate to recently present at The Conference Board of Canada and its HR Executives forum in my backyard of beautiful Vancouver. In that 60-minute discussion I presented the relationship between the theories and frameworks that I strongly believe in; connected learning, open leadership and collaborative technologies. Over the past decade I’ve been in…

Tweet Kings & Pretty Things (aka Micro-Blogging Habits)

Are you a tweet king or a pretty thing? The crux of that argument is whether you believe micro-blogging is an active behavior or whether you treat it as passive oversight. Micro-blogging — to truly become effective whether personally or organizationally — ought to become both a personal and an organizational habit. “Habit refers to…

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