26
APR
2019

Spring: Time 2 Plant a Pod!

I’ve been intrigued for some time with podcasting.  I’m very taken with the potential to broadcast powerful true stories via audio flash and human imagination.  Some of my favorites include The Hidden Brain and RadioLab; specifically, the kinds of stories they tell, and...
09
JAN
2019

Changing Your Mind in 2019

How can we Build a Shared Reality in a Fractured World? ’Twas the Season.  Many of us made the journey home to reconnect with our family of origins…. and all the relational baggage that implies.  Some of us were lucky to get back on the plane without having had a...
30
MAR
2016

Your #1 Weapon Against Blind Stupidity…..

Curiosity is the opposite of fear. You hear that Love is the opposite – well ok, but in actual experience, love is too big a stretch. All kinds of people can claim they “love” the disabled or Muslims or old hippies, but in that context, the L word is almost meaningless....
17
FEB
2016

Big Mouth? Big Buck$! You Might Want to Rethink that Clever Putdown…

One of the benefits of being self-employed is the variety of workplace cultures I get to experience. Being a bit of an outlier in a company lends some perspective on best and worst practices, and the curious chemistry within particular organizations. I’d like to profile two...
16
JUL
2015

Your Group on Conflict: 7 Questions that Reveal Team Chemistry

I had a problem. An important element of my newly invented facilitation tool Shift/POV was not being received as well as I had hoped.  And no matter how I tried to rework the marketing language, the instructions, the methodology, somehow, the Random Factor insight prompts were...