Show your Work!

Today’s fast-paced, complex environments require a new approach to communicating and knowledge-sharing.  Old ways of electronic communications, such as e-mail (you do know that’s what the “e” stands for, yes?), simply pave over the cowpaths of existing hierarchical chains of command.  Email preserves everything bad about the industrial age including […]

Orange is the New Black (Death)

Once in a while, a book comes along that validates everything you’ve come to believe about a specific topic or trend.  Frederic Laloux’s new book, “Reinventing Organizations” did that for me in a way nothing else has over the past seven years I’ve been focused on applying the principles of […]

What Boomers Know

Networks and spheres of influence have been around a long, long while.  Communications and computer advances have just given network actors agency and expediency.  I’ve been starting to partition my career into two distinct eras: BT and AT (Before Twitter and After Twitter).  I first wrote about the Internet in my […]