Hints You Are Going To Burn Out – And What You Can Do About It!

In this hyper connected world, where we are "on" so much of the day, seven days per week, there are some real risks. Sure, there are important business issues with regard to communication and collaboration, but the hidden concern is employee health, including mental sanity. In the aftermath of the Great Recession and the ever present pressure on…

Do You Have The Right People On Your Board? The Making Of A Digital Board of Directors

In the Financial Times recently, there was an article entitled, "Europe lacks non-execs with digital knowledge." The article, written by Maxine Boersma, cites a PwC survey that says that 9/10 chief executives believe they "should champion the use of digital technologies to the get the most from investment." In these ever-changing times, there is definitely a strategic…

“The digital disruption will be greater in France than in other countries” by @martelf

In a speech delivered on the occasion of Yahoo's 20th anniversary, Frédéric Martel, journalist (NPR, France Culture) and author (Smart, Survey of the internets Stock editions, April 2014), said a sentence that piqued my interest: Every time I return from my travels abroad and I land at Charles de Gaulle airport, I realize that the disruption…

4 real reasons why and when you need to compromise, even when you think you are right!

Compromise can be such a dirty word, among purists, in particular. Aside from being the chronic condition of politicians and bureaucrats, compromise smacks of mediocrity, being average, selecting the middle road. The word, as a verb, gets even worse. Think of when your privacy or security has been compromised. And, yet, the word has an honorable past and…