facilitating & hosting

Q or A: Pick Your Tribe

Seth Godin doles out brilliance daily. If he were Mary Poppins his spoonfuls would be of pants-kicking instead of sugar. Like this one on questions or answers: You can add value in two ways: You can know the answers. You can offer the questions. Relentlessly asking the right questions is a long term career, mostly […]

leadership & management

Giving Small Talk a Facelift

Many years ago I read about retiring the standard small talk question “What do you do?” You know the scene: you meet someone at an event, introduce yourselves and within moments one of you will ask that question. And while it does promote social civility, it doesn’t do much for helping the conversation progress into […]