I Measure Results Because I Suck

This morning I noticed a tweet from @JaneBozarth, the Doctor O’ Learning who writes books and is the Worlds Worst Bureaucrat in Raleigh, NC. She was pimping an article she’d written for Learning Solutions Magazine on measuring the results of your e-learning, entitled “Nuts And Bolts: How To Evaluate e-Learning“. Always the snarky guy, I tweeted the link out to More …

Sweet Dreams, Jack!

The other day my friend Naomi Dunford posted an absolutely lovely audio version of “Oh, The Places You’ll Go!” that she read for her son Jack.  Many people commented that it brought tears to their eyes, and great joy to their hearts. So — always willing to jump on the bandwagon — I’ve recorded my own little bedtime reading for More …

Tribal Leadership: Moving To New Levels Of Thinking

The authors, management consultants and partners of Jefferson Larson Smith, offer a fascinating look at corporate tribes—groups of 20–150 people within a company that come together on their own rather than through management decisions—and how executives can use tribes to maximize productivity and profit. Drawing upon research from a 10-year study of more than 24,000 people in two dozen organizations, More …

Social Media: A Parable

A few nights ago, on a warm summer evening, a bunch of us were out standing in the middle of our street down here in South Carolina.  One guy was talking about politics.  Another lady was talking about how she wanted to be the Mayor.  And I, as usual, was making snarky obnoxious comments and offending people with my caustic More …