Did you know that there are over 11 Million meetings every day in the U.S. alone and that 80% of them fail to achieve their stated objectives? Shocking? I'm going to venture a guess that nobody is floored by this statistic. I learned this fast fact among others things about why meetings fail and what … Continue reading Meetings About Meetings: The Culture of Getting Things Done (Or Not) Through Collaboration
One of the macroforces driving change in human culture that I have been particularly interested in and excited about (and driving home to my clients) is Advancements in human insight. What I mean by this is that humans across the globe (and the government, corporate and non government organizations that have influence) have been recognizing … Continue reading Empowerment Is The New “Green”
Several years ago I was hanging out at one of my regular bars...back when I had a "regular" bar. There was a hipster bartender that worked there who had seen me come and go about a dozen times before she said to me: "What do you do? Are you a drug dealer or something?" I … Continue reading Demystifying Creativity
With quest rapidly approaching their mid thirties and having grown up in a hyper-scheduled race-to-achievement culture, only to enter the workforce at a time of recession and just in time to see their parent's lifetimes of investments collapse like a box of rocks, I have 2 predictions: 1. They will suffer early-onset mid-life crises 2. … Continue reading Is creativity the new mid-life crisis?