Getting the Best out of the “College” of Life: Wisdom from Dean Sue

Dean Sue Wasiolek is as much a part of student life at Duke as the East-West Shuttle and Sam’s Quik Shop.  She is Den Mother for the student body (aka “Dean of Students”), a role she held when I was a Continue reading Getting the Best out of the “College” of Life: Wisdom from Dean Sue

Polishing the People part of Global M+A: Let Collaboration Technologies be the Catalyst

Have you ever been part of a company that was acquired by another company? How did it make you feel?  Bit of a wild ride, I bet.  I’ve been on the other side a few times, as part of IT teams Continue reading Polishing the People part of Global M+A: Let Collaboration Technologies be the Catalyst

The Story behind the World’s First Virtual Meeting (hint: it was in 1857)

Does it seem like more (or even most) of your meetings are held virtually these days? Where earlier in my career, only a very few had ‘calling cards’ that enabled to participate in audio conferences, now nearly all my meetings Continue reading The Story behind the World’s First Virtual Meeting (hint: it was in 1857)