Humans Should Aim To Be The Next Us


In 1982, Time magazine declared the personal computer its “Machine of the Year.” Up until then, humans usually had won a “Person of the Year” distinction. Time publisher John A. Meyers wrote: “Several human candidates might have represented 1982, but none symbolized the past year more richly, or will be viewed by history as more […]

Corporate Culture in a Venn Diagram

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There is a diagram floating around LinkedIn and Twitter that attempts to illustrate an individual’s true ‘purpose’. It’s amusing to me, because it’s short-sighted. It may even be delivering a disservice to some. Whenever I come across the graphic, I immediately wonder if it’s doing a disservice to employees everywhere. There are four circles in […]

Waxing Lyrical On Leadership, Engagement, Purpose & Innovation


The fine folks at Learnnovators conducted an interview with me recently, where I spouted off on aspects of leadership, engagement, purpose and innovation. The results can be found below: 1. Learnnovators: It is so inspiring to hear you speak of leveraging the metaphor of Canada Geese, which rotate leadership, thus ensuring that each member of […]

Reflecting on Potential Workplace Trends

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I recently had the chance to reflect on the ‘future of the organization’. I suppose it’s one of my hobbies. Thanks to the kind folks at SAP, my thoughts on topics such as “What is Shared Leadership?”, “What If There Were No 9-5 Jobs?”, and “What If We Never Meet Co-Workers Face-to-Face?” have been captured […]

Two Very Incredible & Courageous Women


I wouldn’t call the two incredible and courageous women in this story ‘good friends’ with me nor are we ‘best friends’, but we’re certainly not ‘bad friends’ or ‘former friends’, so let’s just go with the fact we’re ‘connections’ and leave it at that. The purpose of this story is to share, to enlighten and […]