The Process

The Process

In a blog post I published a few weeks ago, I wrote this: Once the organization — any organization — is large enough, no one needs to care about anything. Executive functions (making policy) are separated from work (conducting the activities that generate the...
Arguments: The View From the Balcony

Arguments: The View From the Balcony

Whether you are trolling social media, sitting at the dinner table with your extended family, or trying to identify fault and resolution with a client or co-worker, you may find yourself dealing with an inevitable argument. Arguments can happen in every aspect of our lives, every day.

My Interview With a Digital Transformation Expert

My Interview With a Digital Transformation Expert

Given the esteemed stature and hallowed reputation of this publication (to say nothing of its author), I was granted an exclusive interview with Albert Murfwhiffle, chief technology officer (CTO) at OmniTotal Megasystems. Al (that’s Al, short for Albert, not AI,...
Your Brand and Social Media

Your Brand and Social Media

Social Media has been around for about 21 years. Most technological historians agree the first social media platform was Six Degrees in 1997. During its double-decade reign, social media has infiltrated our lives and changed the way we communicate.

The Big Wheel

The Big Wheel

A few months ago, my colleague and LinkedIn connection, Nick Sternberg, posted this: Genuinely afraid for the masses of workers who won’t be able to find work in the next few years due to contracting economic conditions and more efficient and automated...
Intellectual Extinction

Intellectual Extinction

More than 30 years ago, when I was but a newbie in what turned out to be my last corporate gig (thank God), I worked for one particularly inept Vice President in the proverbial Home Office. One of the VP’s responsibilities was for the national sales...