Face dragger

  Mom always told me to stand up straight and for the most part I think I do.  I can still hear her saying, “stand up straight Danny.”  Did your mom do that? … Continue reading

Create a crisis

One strategy to get a stalled organization moving is creating a crisis. Webster says a crisis is, “The point of time when it is to be decided whether any affair or course of… Continue reading

Waffles

We’re snowed in and I’m eating a delicious waffle with real maple syrup.  I’ve added some peanut butter and homemade strawberry jam on the side.  Yum yum!  Waffles are good because of what… Continue reading

Follow your passion

If you follow me on twitter you know I had coffee yesterday with the CIO of a local college.  He’s an eclectic individual with diverse interests.  Coffee with him means we could discuss… Continue reading

A column for verbs

The old saying, “When all is said and done there is usually more said than done,” applies to meetings that end without action items. I’m listening to a podcast and I’m psyched.  It’s… Continue reading

UNlearning

UNlearning is harder than learning. If I mistakenly recall that your name is Barry when it’s actually Carl, you could wrongly be Barry for the rest of my life.  When we decide something… Continue reading