Delusions of Mediocrity

Recently, my wife Jane and I were discussing my career: in particular, what I planned to do next. Two things precipitated this discussion. For one, as I wrote here, my long, self-crafted study of the intricacies of IT and “The Enterprise” is finally wrapping up. For another, I’d just passed another completely arbitrary milestone in […] Read moreRead More»

5 Surprising Ways Leadership Can Motivate Employees and You

These are extraordinary times to be a manager. Sure you can point out the horrendous examples of management so common these days. You could even make a strong case that management is broken. In fact we believe management has plenty of sloughing off old practices and beliefs no longer suited for today’s dynamic business environment. […] Read moreRead More»

How do you create a curious culture?

How do you create a curious culture? I struggled with this question until the January 2013 issue of National Geographic landed in my mailbox with this cover theme: “Why We Explore.” Inside was a fascinating article called “Restless Genes”, written by David Dobbs. The article provided panoply of scientific evidence as to why humans explore. “The […] Read moreRead More»

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