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  • When is disruption a good thing?

    Over the years, I have( mostly) cured my case of “the blurts”, the smart Aleck retorts that ricochet out of my brain. “Enjoy your workout” is one provocative greeting that threatens my self-control on a regular basis. The receptionist at my health club says it every time I check in and every time, I must silence the sarcastic, no longer

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  • Need new solutions?

    Finding new solutions is a process of discovery that starts with curiosity. Now here is the rub. Our brains conserve energy. So if you are going along conserving brain energy…on automatic pilot, you are not using your curiosity. You are simply covering familiar territory. Curiosity is a muscle that needs exercise, and exercise requires energy and a willingness to work

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  • Is your listening set to a default mode?

    I am new to blogging and asked a friend of mine for feedback about what I’ve written to date. He laughed and commented that my writing made it sound as though IS0 (International Organization for Standardization) was my nemesis.   I was glad he voiced that observation because it gave me an opportunity to elaborate on why I did not see

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  • What’s the cost of blind adherence to process and compliance?

    Compliance. Process. Automatic pilot. Feel dead already? At some point, the familiarity of process and the sheer demand of compliance invite us to stop thinking. We are way busy, we are generating stuff, and if we can just finish we can all just get paid… Is this what we intended? Is this part of what is contributing to non-engagement and feelings of disconnect?

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