Music or Noise?

We live in environments overloaded with information, stimulation and distraction.  It’s so easy to get lost in the alleyways of the information highway or sucked into distraction with various mental or physical stimulants.  There’s so much available to us it is simply overwhelming. There is a concept in of science and engineering called “signal to… Read More

Emergent Happiness

There’s an excellent post at The Good Vader by Julio Lara about the “Anatomy of a Happy Life.” He indicates freedom, variety and change are essential.  He talks of his personal experience and observations which I find correlate well with my own.  A few key points popped out at me including: not allowing our physical… Read More

Do you know the roots of your issues?

Without knowing the cause of our issues it’s really hard to make changes last beyond our attention spans.  As indicated in the previous post, the first step in correcting a problem is to contain the situation so there are no further negative impacts.  The second thing to do is seek an understanding of why the… Read More

Minding Our Leadership Gap

Last time we spoke of feedback through auditing, interviews, and the like.  Even going to the doctor is a form of feedback albeit less formal than audits or interviews.  However, I know some folks who are just as stressed out by doctors as interviews and audits.  We also spoke of the leadership gap between what… Read More