Tag: Leadership


Breaking Bread is a Wonderful Thing

This was an extraordinary episode of Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown. I like to imagine that if my father and I had more time, we too would be eating Bun Cha in Hanoi – talking about his time in Vietnam during the war and how peace with your former enemy is a wonderful thing.

Source: Hanoi – Parts Unknown | Medium

Culture is Your Most Important Asset

It turns out the consultants were right. Now, I’ve not only embraced Drucker’s mantra of culture-eats-strategy, but I’ve upgraded to Bill Aulet’s religion of “culture eats strategy for breakfast, technology for lunch, and products for dinner, and soon thereafter everything else too!”

Source: 3 Reasons Why Culture is Your Most Important Asset – UNREASONABLE

Business Innovation Factory Summit 2016

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I’m excited that I’ll be joining such an amazing group of innovators, storytellers and business luminaries at the BIF Summit in Providence, R.I. this September. Check out the awesome lineup and think about attending.

Source: Business Innovation Factory Summit 2016 

We Are America – Happy Independence Day to One and All

To love America is to love all Americans. John Cena takes a break between dropping body slams to drop some truth – that patriotism is more than pride of country, it’s love beyond labels. While the vast majority of Americans consider themselves unprejudiced, many of us unintentionally make snap judgments about people based on what we see – whether it’s race, age, gender, religion, sexuality, or disability. The Love Has No Labels campaign challenges us to open our eyes to our implicit, or unconscious, bias at www.lovehasnolabels.com

The Biggest Driver of Design Innovation

The call to incorporate accessible design into a website can sometimes be met with resistance: it’s seen as an impediment to full functionality. That’s the wrong attitude — Designing for people with disabilities has in fact unlocked some of the world’s major innovations.

Source: The Biggest Driver of Innovation You’ve Never Heard Of | PwC