Stardust

A different treat today as I wrote a post for a friend of mine and she has published on her blog. Take a peek at Stardust... Be well my friends.

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Goodwill

What if you committed to goodwill? Friday, bereft of sleep - having been on the road for a while changing time zones twice - and running on reserves (which I do not recommend) I had to make it through a trying day. What now? I thought, as I clambered into my clothes in readiness for … Continue reading Goodwill

Best Blogs 23 January 2015

Welcome to #BestBlogs, the weekly curation of the world of work.The latest ideas on organization life, personal collaboration and the power of work in life from practitioners around the globe are collected here so you may become more effective, perhaps even more satisfied, in career.Every week our theme emerges organically and this week finds us … Continue reading Best Blogs 23 January 2015

Denigration

Let's rethink 2015. Like you perhaps I'm an avid reader of blogs, post, articles, links etc related to the art and science of organization behavior, or, how work gets done. And perhaps also like you I've noted a trend that started certainly before the current year, yet has reached new heights (depths) in 2014. The … Continue reading Denigration

Want

"I want your life."Startled by the sotto voice I looked up from my chair and said, "S'cuse me?"A man not much younger than me stood a few feet away on the sand looking down at me and said again, "I want your life... Sitting on the beach, reading, a cup of coffee in hand in … Continue reading Want

Curiosity

Is this thing on?Not long ago I was talking with international HR guru Novette Kanaria and we fell to discussing leadership. Turns out amongst all the other attributes that can help both define and predict leadership there is growing consensus about an element we don't often think of: curiosity. Looking back over the cannon of … Continue reading Curiosity

Umber

The witching hour arrives. This last week before Daylight Saving time is a nice one if you're an early riser like me. Elf sets the tone be stirring around 4 insisting on her nocturnal prowl and I let her out the back door to explore her kingdom. Somewhere between then and 5 I finally rise … Continue reading Umber

Party Time

You could be Dracula.This snippet of a conversation was overheard the other day as the office Halloween party nears. I'd forgotten as my schedule has me in anther office that day but most people haven't. It's a big deal.I'm not sure why.As a kid in the US we slung pillowcases over our shoulders to garner … Continue reading Party Time

Best Blogs 24 October 2014

Welcome to #BestBlogs, the weekly curation of the world of work.The latest ideas on organization life, personal collaboration and the politics of work from practitioners around the globe are collected here so you may become more effective, perhaps even more satisfied, in career.Every week our theme emerges organically and this edition includes some of the … Continue reading Best Blogs 24 October 2014

Early Morn

Find your peace.It's no secret we all struggle with life's challenges sometimes. Job success, financial demands, romantic woes, illness in ourselves and loved ones. Life indeed, can be a bitch.And yet, hope does spring eternal.Who knows where the eternal optimism springs from, and yet it does, even as we have to recreate ourselves yet again … Continue reading Early Morn