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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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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Be Generous with Knowledge

When I was a university student, I had a unique mathematics professor. A formal man, he only came alive when solving differential equations on a blackboard. One day, he taught me a fundamental truth about knowledge by drawing a small circle in chalk.

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Credibility in Crisis

As a communications consultant, my scope of work includes assisting clients in times of crisis. No one really likes dealing with crisis. By definition, crises are difficult and tumultuous. Unfortunately, if you’re in business long enough, experiencing a crisis of some kind is inevitable.

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Preserving Community and Culture

Throughout our tribe’s storied past, our survival has depended on our ability to adapt and be resourceful. As times change, our approaches to how we live, work and communicate adapt to become ever more entwined with technology.

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Into the Void

My favorite color is black. Besides its slimming effect, it is the color of the void. In the void lies all possibility and change. In the void lies the future.

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Leading from Within

Never in a million years did I dream I would start the first law school in Alaska. Not only am I the first person in my family to attend law school, I am also the first to attend a four-year university.

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Through The Lens

I have great compassion for my doctor, my dentist and my proctologist. I’m a portrait photographer, so I know what it’s like to greet clients with fear in their eyes. My greatest success, and my greatest joy, is when they leave relaxed, and perhaps a bit transformed.

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The Marvels of Engineering and Leadership

At approximately 8:30 a.m., on Nov. 30, 2018, things got a bit shaky in Anchorage, Alaska. A massive 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit just 10 miles north of the city. More than 6,000 aftershocks would affect this area within weeks, many of which were calculated at a magnitude of 4 or higher.

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