Giving and taking

One of the more interesting books I’ve read is the Paradox of Generosity by Christian Smith and Hilary Davidson. The authors make the point that people who are generous in giving their time and [...]

Scaffolding

There is a concept in learning theory called scaffolding. It is the idea that when learning new concepts, you start simple and progressively get more complicated over time. It is designed to [...]

Change your routine

Depending on your role in an organization, the flow of information coming your way is likely controlled or filtered. You may be shielded from information you need to know often or told just [...]

Identity crisis

Steve Jobs once said “Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice” – this speaks to why many organizations struggle with understanding their identity. It’s the [...]