Supporting the Remote Worker; Eight Valuable Insights

The global economy, location and desires of the labor market, and the incredibly rapid change in technology have all had a significant impact on the way business is conducted. Likewise, the price of commercial real estate, commuting and traffic challenges and the unyielding competition for talented and skilled labor have led many organizations to offer remote… Read more »

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Safety Matters, Even Remotely

Not long ago, workplace inspections were a relatively simple process. Today, with the challenges of being physically present, complexity is an added element of  the process.  Regardless of these circumstances, there is still a vital need to complete inspections as they are a necessary element to an effective health and safety program. Periodic inspections help… Read more »

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Pledging to Include

We live in a time of division. Indeed, there is even division over how divided we are (or aren’t). To me, the problem isn’t that we are divided – a vibrant marketplace of ideas is the source of a healthy society; rather, it is that we are not good at it. We meet difference with… Read more »

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Ten Days that Shook My World (View)

English Russian I listened intently as a startup founder laid out her plan to dominate the world. That is not a strange occurrence for me. I work with and talk to startup founders every week. The difference was this one was in St. Petersburg, Russia. As a child of the Cold War, I grew up… Read more »

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A Bull Named Technology

For the past 20 years we have been riding a bull and its name is Technology. I acknowledge we have been on this bull longer, but as the new millennium approached it felt as if the stall gate burst open, the lack of restraint launching us on an unsettled ride with thrills and risks we… Read more »

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The Nomadic Opportunist

As we move into a future that will be unlike anything humankind has ever experienced, many feel displaced in some way, uncomfortable refugees of the digital age. If history repeats itself and human behavior is its enabler, what comparison, what point of reference, could provide insight and understanding to our current experience, and perhaps inform… Read more »

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No Dream is Ever Too Big

I will never forget my experiences working for ESPN during the 2015 and 2017 Special Olympics World Games along with doing an ESPY show or two and voiceovers. I was provided a chance that people with intellectual disabilities are never given. I was able to share my story and voice with the world. One of… Read more »

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Lessons in Smoke

Alaska has been on fire this summer. Flames have burned 2.5 million acres and the resulting smoke has engulfed the majority of the state’s population. The impact and losses were tragic for some, and disruptive for thousands, residents and tourists alike. But every situation carries with it an ability to educate if we pause and… Read more »

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An Uncertain Journey

Imagine for a moment that you been taken on a journey and transported to an unfamiliar place. I use the terms taken and unfamiliar because the voyage was not optional, and the place, while similar to the one you left behind, feels both uncomfortable and foreign. The culture and methods of engagement are different. The… Read more »

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