Team Human with Douglas Rushkoff on CBC’s Ideas

Team Human by Douglas Rushkoff

In this episode of CBC’s Ideas Afternoon, Douglas Rushkoff talks about how humans are doing as users of tech. He argues “We take social media for granted but it sure isn’t neutral.  Our lives and our minds have become commodities in an attention-based economy.” Listen to a portion of his keynote address on December 19, … Read more


10 Things Really Amazing Bosses Do

Being a good boss is hard. Being an amazing boss is even harder.  Kevin Daum’s lists of 10 things amazing bosses do in his article in Inc magazine.   He invites you to see how you measure up. 1. Good Bosses maintain control and get things done. Amazing Bosses know efficiency can be the enemy of … Read more

Share – A Website For Ideas

This site has the download of Seth Godin’s book “The Bootstrapper’s Bible” which I saw a story about on “Your Business” on MSNBC. This site, has some thought provoking e-books and some are free.  It is Another free book is called “The Secret to Self-Discipline” by Rory Vaden.  See what he says about the … Read more


What Creates Energy in Organizations?

The authors talk about eight decisions that increase energy and that these questions can for a diagnostic. The authors say “energy is created in conversations that balance several dimensions of an interaction. Hitting the midpoint, or sweet spot, of these five dimensions…”  People are energized by interactions on these five dimensions: Interactions in which a … Read more


8 Rules For Creating A Passionate Work Culture – Fast Company

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8 Rules For Creating A Passionate Work Culture, BY Paul Alofs | 05-21-2012 | 6:05 AM  Fast Company “Hire for passion and commitment first, experience second, and credentials third. You don’t want to be simply a stepping stone on an employee’s journey toward their own passion.” Paul’s article makes some great points.  Point 3 is … Read more