What is Gamestorming?
How do I explain Gamestorming? Well, it is not a particular something, but more of a collection of things that we can do; essentially a set of games we can play to squeeze out the BLAH that would otherwise be the result of your organization’s latest all day workshop. There…Read More
Is Tenacity (or Tenacity Intelligence) another Million Dollar Consulting Service area where seminar after seminar will be delivered just a little like what we’ve experienced with Emotional Intelligence? I sure hope not. I am going to get ahead of this possible trend and say there is no such thing as a…Read More
The Artist Within?
Here we are in January, which is typically the time that many of us take a look at why we are doing what we are doing, and generally assess whether we are on the right track; so I thought it would be a good time to review the original intent…Read More
Coming to Terms with the Spiral
As we roll into 2017, I think most of us would agree that last year was a very different and yet illuminating year. With our recent Presidential Campaign circus, and the subsequent surprising election results, many of us — living in the little worlds that we inevitably live in —…Read More
Telling A Story With Data
In the Introduction of Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic’s 2015 book, Storytelling With Data, the first sub-heading sets the tone for her magnificent drill-down into the details of what it takes to actually do something useful with data: “Bad Graphs are Everywhere.” From here, Ms. Knaflic takes us through several unique primers on the…Read More
Why Do We Model?
It may seem like an odd question, but I am asking it anyway: Why do we model? And, by the way, what in the world am I talking about? The picture in this Post is of our beloved neighbor Ruby, and even though she is only six, she knows exactly…Read More
Land on My Planet
Come Land on My Planet I remember back in the late late moments of last century (yes, that would be the 1990’s), I worked at a Financial Services firm with a particularly unique and inspiring executive. I had left my job at a large consulting firm to try and stay…Read More
130 Hours a Week? — Part 2
Part 1 of 130 Hours Per Week, raised a number of questions around what is reasonable and most effective in terms of work hours. Perhaps, we should start with what we actually know about what most people would consider to be excessive work hours (e.g., 130 hours per week). What Does the…Read More
130 Hours a Week? — Part 1
Marissa Meyer tells us we definitely can work 130 hours a week In a Bloomberg Business Week interview with Marissa Meyer, the CEO of Yahoo tells us that they way she measures the potential success of the start-ups that are run out of the “co-working office in San Francisco” that…Read More