Embrace Language Diversity in your Global Team – Recent Research Shows Why

It’s hard not to get frustrated when you’re trying to have a conversation but are just not being understood.  If it’s from a poor phone connection, you can hang up and try again.  If it’s a broken speaker at a Continue reading Embrace Language Diversity in your Global Team – Recent Research Shows Why

A Case for Newspapers: Prick a Small Hole in your “Filter Bubble”

I read the Atlanta Journal Constitution and the Wall Street Journal daily.  Like a little bundle of Christmas joy, they are waiting for me in my driveway each morning.  I don’t know if it’s habit, nostalgia, or the fact I Continue reading A Case for Newspapers: Prick a Small Hole in your “Filter Bubble”

Cinegasm: Creative Expression Emerges Only Through Collaboration – Lessons from a Skateboarding Millennial

I had the opportunity on Saturday to attend something very few adults ever get to experience – a “Skate Premiere”.  What IS that, you ask?  Think of a Hollywood film premiere. The night is filled with excitement and anticipation, the Continue reading Cinegasm: Creative Expression Emerges Only Through Collaboration – Lessons from a Skateboarding Millennial

The Case for Turning ON your Camera at your next Virtual Meeting

I’m struck by how often people prefer (and even enjoy) face to face meetings, but how seldom they turn on their cameras when they’re in a virtual meeting. A study published in the Wall Street Journal in August may tell Continue reading The Case for Turning ON your Camera at your next Virtual Meeting

The 10 Lessons about Teamwork I learned from Row 1 at Duke vs. Syracuse

I made a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Syracuse to see Duke football at the Carrier Dome last Saturday, largely because my daughter, Abigail, and I had the opportunity to sit in the first row behind the Duke bench.   A long-time Continue reading The 10 Lessons about Teamwork I learned from Row 1 at Duke vs. Syracuse