I wrote to you two weeks ago aboard a UN plane bound for Mogadishu, Somalia. I was working there with a UN agency for most of the week, facilitating a multi-stakeholder meeting. In preparation, I read a lot of background documents. And I came across this, new to me, concept of T.C.O., which … [Read more...] about Consider T.C.O. (Total cost of ownership) next time you’re trying to make a decision, part two
Tech tools. Those two little words are likely to inspire overwhelm, unease, dread, I-wanna-pull-my-hair-out & would rather have a fingernail pulled out than talk about this. Am I right or am I right? Do you relate tech tools to any of the following? Tech tools are synonymous with … [Read more...] about Three ways to use tech tools that don’t have you running away in fear
Yesterday I was honoured to co-host AIESEC’s Youth to Business Global Forum in Nairobi, Kenya. Being on stage in front of 500 delegates from 110 countries was energizing, inspiring and simply all round fantabulous! Wish you could have been there? Check out their site for recorded videos of … [Read more...] about ‘Engage and develop every young person in the world’ – how about that for an audacious B.H.A.G.
The biggest bird on the block in terms of building nest know-how still have to manage their flock, lessons from problem managers
A recent survey in the Canadian HR Reporter, by Claude Balthazard, reported on human resource professionals' take on problem managers. Cleaning up after them. Sometimes repeatedly. The article had some interesting things to say about some organizational cultures tolerating problem behaviour. A … [Read more...] about The biggest bird on the block in terms of building nest know-how still have to manage their flock, lessons from problem managers