By Thelma Reese We are missing the other side of the senior story right now. On one side, we see decline, frailty, and dependence. A true story to be sure. On the other, we see experience, wisdom, and determination to fix the world, find meaning in our own lives, and leave a legacy that improves the lives of others. Both stories are true. Let us not forget the second … [Read more...] about Seniors Saving the World: 11 Ways to Get Involved
By Gary Heil and Ryan Heil, Ph.D. A few years ago, we were asked to help a market leader that was intent on changing its culture to be more creative and innovative. (Sound familiar?) The company was spending a million dollars on messaging and elaborate company meetings to help "get the word out" and create excitement for this new, transformative initiative. But even as … [Read more...] about Is Diversity Baked Into Your Hiring Process?
It might seem strange at first mention; "A social network for Introverts?" Since when did introverts seem so keen to socialize? But that's exactly what introverts need. Their voices are typically shut down in the loud echo chamber that is "traditional" social media like FB, Twitter & Reddit. Actually, Reddit is a pretty good place for introverts, given the relative … [Read more...] about Now, A Social Network For Introverts
If you get your words right, they will draw you toward the future. If you get your words wrong, you will fight the future. As a working futurist for some 40 years, it has become increasingly apparent to me that words can both empower and constrain the kind of futures we create. Full-spectrum thinking is the ability to seek clarity across gradients of possibility while … [Read more...] about Please Use Full-Spectrum Words
See if you can spot the bias in the following scenarios: 1. A female finance executive is told by a male peer in a meeting that her presentation is too detailed and a complete "waste of time." Another male colleague rushes to her defense, explaining that there is nothing wrong with the presentation and she was just trying to be helpful. 2. … [Read more...] about Systemic Bias: Can a Fish Change its Own Water?