Monthly Archives: August 2019

Surviving Business Travel

“With age, comes wisdom. With travel, comes understanding.” Sandra Lake  With travel comes the understanding of so many things: The world is small (but time zones are many). The human body was never intended to sit in a metal canister with dozens of close strangers for hours on end. It’s ok to latch on to […]

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Making a Difference (and Building a Network)

“If our hopes of building a better and safer world are to become more than wishful thinking, we will need the engagement of volunteers more than ever.” Kofi Annan When I try to explain to friends and relatives who ask, given my travel schedule and the strange interactions I have with technology and people, what […]

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The Meaning Behind Meeting Minutes

This post is an expansion on something I raised a few months ago in my post “Herding Cats“: If it isn’t written down somewhere that stakeholders can get to it, it didn’t happen. Even if it is written down, if it’s not well indexed, it still didn’t happen. I’m going to start by assuming that […]

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