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Someone told me that they had been the proud owner of Pink Floyd’s The Wall on 8-track, vinyl, cassette, and compact disc. That was 20 years ago. I’m sure they’ve now owned it on digital, with extended versions, remixes, remasters, and demos from the archive. In recent years, it’s been common for new ventures to
Human contact was already pretty much taboo in the workplace, but with COVID it feels like hugs are a luxury out of reach for those of us working from our homes. But touch is still important. In fact, it’s been proven critical for the developing child and the mental health of adults. In one of
Over a year ago I had an insight into what motivates people during change. WIIFM (What’s In It For Me) is the classic view: We move towards goals that offer something in our self-interest. This is dissatisfying because it is inherently selfish. I set out to find contradictions to the pursuit of self-interest and found
In your next meeting, try out this short exercise. “Go to a new page in your notebook. Thinking about your day from the moment you woke up, list at least ten ways you’ve adapted or navigated something new or unexpected. You have two minutes.“ Some will have no problem listing ten, but several people will
Messages about change must be designed to draw people together, whether it’s to launch a new marketing strategy or build a mountain of jack-o’-lanterns. If we are not working together, we are not working at our best. Diversity work is all about navigating change. Setting race aside, the objective is to get everyone moving in