Win the Battle for Your Mind

Win the Battle for Your Mind

Many years ago I volunteered to counsel criminals. I visited a maximum security prison Thursdays and Sundays to work with about 60 men who had committed serious crimes. Some had committed terrible crimes.  One thing I discovered is that all these men suffered from a...
Are Tech Companies Deaf?

Are Tech Companies Deaf?

Imagine you’re sitting in the audience where the Nobel prizes are being awarded. This year, the prize for physics is being awarded to an obscure French genius who has discovered the algorithm that runs the universe.  Just suppose it has been described as the greatest...
How to Get Promoted

How to Get Promoted

Don’t wait for your boss to offer you a promotion. The truth is you’re in business for yourself even if you get a regular paycheck.  Today, everyone is a contingent worker. Your business is “Me Inc.” and you need to have a business plan for your career based on your...
How I Teach Men to Work with Women

How I Teach Men to Work with Women

There is a growing recognition that considering a large number of diverse ideas will usually lead to better solutions than considering a small number of similar ideas.  In problem-solving the model is divergence precedes convergence. That seems simple enough.  But it...