What is the Work that is Yours to Do?

What is the Work that is Yours to Do?

Not gonna lie – it’s hard to know where to begin. From the ongoing protests demanding justice for Ahmaud, Breonna, Rayshard and all the other Black lives lost to police brutality; to demands for policing reforms; to the dismantling of visual symbols of...
For White people who want to work for racial justice

For White people who want to work for racial justice

My work in the world as facilitator and consultant revolves around advancing equity and dismantling racism, specifically in organizational culture. In this time of heightened racial tension, it is incredibly important to do the external work of being an active ally by...
It’s in the Water

It’s in the Water

Here at the end of May in the time of Covid, the nation is reeling from both the death of George Floyd by a Minneapolis policeman as well as the blatant racism of Amy Cooper towards Christian Cooper in Central Park. Both are symptoms of the same problem – deeply...
Everyday is Today Part 2

Everyday is Today Part 2

As I said in Part 1 of Everyday is Today, a bad meeting is worse online. Adding strong facilitation techniques and some virtual management helps make online meetings the best they can be. A helpful place to start is using Leadership Strategies 6Ps. Answering each of...
Everyday is Today

Everyday is Today

“Everyday is today,” said Tom Hanks  on Saturday Night Live sometime in the last Groundhog day of quarantine. “There is no Saturday anymore.” The days just blur together and, to paraphrase Dylan Thomas, “One day was so much like another that I don’t remember if I had...
Culture is the New OS

Culture is the New OS

The pace of technological change far outpaces my ability to keep up. I feel pretty bad-ass when I update the plugins on my website (even though my website is out of date!) I know about “zaps” and Buffer and SEOs and most days my smart phone doesn’t...