What makes great things happen? Lessons on disruptive innovation from the story of Philippe Petit

I watched the movie, “The Walk” this week. And it shook me to the core. We live in a world increasingly torn between stifling innovation with tighter intellectual property, company policy, organizational culture and government regulations on the one side and raving about the power of disruption in entrepreneurship that can change the world on ...

Simple secrets to making flexible work arrangements effective

NASA just released a statement suggesting there was once water on planet Mars and that ancient Mars was habitable for life. This got me thinking about organizations working across planets, intergalactic commute and people working on one planet while their “office” was in another. What would teams and their work arrangements then look like? Closer home, ...

Oh! Those Four Letters? – Using Your MBTI Type

So you’ve taken the MBTI instrument in some training program at work and it gave you this mysterious four letter type. Do you remember the combination? I’m sure the day at training was fun and there were a lot of laughs, people got divided into groups and it seemed like a fun “Us versus Them” ...