If you didn't catch all the posts last month simply peruse & click what's below. Here's the Rock.Paper.Scissors' monthly training & development round up for the month of December. Learn well in the training & development learning well. Dive deep into the learning well or take a small … [Read more...] about Training & development learning well December blog post round up
This blog post is taken from this month's Rock.Paper.Scissors Inc. newsletter. See the entire newsletter, including how you can join in on a 4 year old tradition. The holidays are a time for giving & for giving back. I consider myself over the top privileged for getting to work with the … [Read more...] about Four small gifts that are designed to lift your spirit
This month's Rock.Paper.Scissors e-newsletter focuses on four small gifts designed to lift your spirits for the holidays. It was written from my office in Nairobi, where I can see sun warmed banana, flame & mango trees. Regardless whether your view is similar or decidedly different, I'd like … [Read more...] about The Rock.Paper.Scissors newsletter is out: seeking happy holidays
Need a reason to celebrate this time of year? Want an extremely creative example of effecting social change? In a coming together of advertising & social responsibility, a Colombian ad agency won the grand prize at a prestigious London ad awards ceremony recently with their ad designed to … [Read more...] about Social Change for Christmas? How about an ad aimed at reducing terrorism.
I recently did a marathon. I drove 17 hours, from Rio Quente to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to present a cultural intelligence workshop at the United Nations World Urban Forum. When the impossibly white fat and fluffy clouds, which have floated in an endless sea of sky, have given way to an inky … [Read more...] about Christmas in Brazil in March & the road most taken
Never doubt that there are spirits alternately laughing at and with you, supporting you, egging you on, helping you walk on eggs and sometimes throwing egg in your face. After my last post about feeling the angsty-post-Christmas blues I simply had to laugh at this over the top take on privilege in … [Read more...] about Perspective & the Problems of Privilege part 2
The house is a mess. The kids have been watching too much TV. I've been eating too much Christmas chocolate. The effects of Christmas (a.k.a. gift wrap, decorations, gifts, extra food) are strewn around the house like land bound flotsam and jetsam. I'm feeling argumentative and frustrated and … [Read more...] about Perspective & the Problems of Privilege
'Tis the season to sweat about gifts. What to buy for who. Bumping elbows in sardine packed malls is the norm. For many, later today recycling bins will be overflowing with torn gift wrap. Piles of gifts will have been opened. Stuffed stomachs will vie for space on couches equally stuffed with … [Read more...] about Thanks for the gifts: grace under grit and reducing baggage