Category Archives: Future of Work

The NFL Draft – Steals, Busts and The Science of Recruiting

This past week, an important rite of spring took place; the annual NFL draft. This highly followed process allows pro football teams to replenish their rosters with fresh talent from the college ranks. It has become a media spectacle, with fans and… Read more

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I Can See Clearly Now – Reports That Make Sense

It’s 7:45 on a Monday morning and you’ve just fired up your corporate email.  As you take the first sip of coffee and clear your head, your inbox comes into view.  Which item should you click on?  Nothing new from your boss or key customers…. Read more

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Are You a Bigot?

Back in 1971, a controversial comedy, All in the Family, captivated America.  The show featured a blue collar, World War II veteran, Archie Bunker, who was a prototypical bigot.  Set in the social turmoil of the early 70’s, the show examined… Read more

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Interviewed by Francois Gossieaux of Human 1.0

I was recently interviewed by Francois Gossieaux for his CIO 2.0 podcast series.  We had a lively discussion that covered a broad range of topics relevant to IT executives.  These topics included:     Balancing Innovation… Read more

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The Right Level of Stimulus – Yerkes-Dodson Law

After the bleak time we had in the financial markets last week, I thought I’d switch gears and blog about a psychological concept.  The “Stimulus” in the title of this post refers to emotional and not fiscal stimulus.  The Yerkes-Dodson Law is a… Read more

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