Is There Kindness In Your Life?

Is There Kindness In Your Life?

This summer, the documentary film “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” became the all time top-grossing domestic biographical documentary. My local favorite theater, Film Streams, held the film over repeatedly, but this is not what makes the film startling. Rather, it is what...
Curious Conversations at the Museum of Alternative History

Curious Conversations at the Museum of Alternative History

In a cultural moment of the fake and factual, trickery and truth, The KANEKO is hosting a summer exhibition “Reality,” which includes “The Museum of Alternative History.” The brainchild of artist, filmmaker, and educator Tim Guthrie, the Museum...
Do You Have The Courage To Confront Racial Bias?

Do You Have The Courage To Confront Racial Bias?

This week, Starbucks closed more than 8,000 stores so around 175,000 staff could take part in racial bias training. Yes, Starbucks staff in one of the company’s Philadelphia stores acted egregiously after calling police who then arrested two black men who were simply...
High Performing Teams [cont.]

High Performing Teams [cont.]

I’ve written before about the vital role of conversation in enabling groups to transform from average to high performing teams (as in this article: Google’s Insight Into What Makes Teams Productive). Yet it seems to be a subject that bears repeating, given the ongoing...
SHRM Talent Conference

SHRM Talent Conference

Last week I spoke at the Society for Human Resource Management’s annual Talent Conference & Exposition in Las Vegas. Among many observations, this one stood out: HR professionals, talent managers, and employee engagement practitioners all face the challenge of...

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