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Money and Meaningfulness – Are They Compatible?

These are interesting days, any way you cut it. Whether it's the latest new tech innovations, magnificent astronomical discoveries, an ever-present terrorist threat, looming election fever in multiple countries or the fear of a financial bubble bursting, everywhere one looks it seems there is excitement and engagement pitted against uncertainty and fear. For today's graduates with career aspirations and life ambitions,…

Digital Etiquette – The Survey Says…

Last week, I conducted a survey and received nearly 200 responses. You can see the first post on the topic here, featuring the results across the 13 questions, each of which tackled a specific "digital" situation. For each question, the respondents were asked to rate the behaviors of how people used these digital tools. Here are…

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…