Archive for October, 2015
Lately it seems that all of my new clients have one thing in common: They view change management as huge, complex, and scary.
The average person spends one-third, or 36%, of their lives sleeping. That means if you live to be 90, you spend about 32 years asleep.
“What that 32 years is telling us is sleep, at some level, is important, and yet for most of us, we don’t give sleep a second thought,” says Russell Foster, a circadian neuroscientist, in his massively popular TED talk titled, “Why Do We Sleep?” “We throw it away. We just don’t think about sleep.”
Since sleep and its role in our lives is still mostly a mystery, those hours we rest are, unfortunately, thought of as a waste of time in our always-on, connected world. As the famous saying goes, “money never sleeps,” so those who can find a way to “cheat” sleep are accoladed for their “secret to success”—as if getting by on less sleep is accomplished through sheer determination.
Here’s a set of exercises that hopefully will help you identify, develop and nurture your team’s values.
What is the language of interactive documentary? In an article just published by the Journal of Film and Video , I asked this question of several interactive docs available at
The best example of a mission statement will define your company and its purpose in 30 seconds or less. Great ones avoid buzz words, empty phrases, or mission…
This infographic from SuccessStory.com compares and contrasts the habits of successful people with those of unsuccessful people.