Business Unusual

Notes on global leadership, communication and culture

#WeekInReview 09.06.2017

These #WeekInReview posts arose from an interest in Richard Martin & Kenneth Mikkelsen's idea & book: The Neo-Generalist: Where You Go is Who You Are. Like more & more people these days, it's difficult to describe what I do in one clear sentence. I design...

#WeekinReview 02.06.2017

  This week's work caused a brief spell of nostalgia; I was asked to review and report on a project that will come to an end by December. In 2013, I was contacted on LinkedIn to interview for a project in Qatar. We discussed design and 9 days delivery of a...

#WeekinReview 26.05.2017

People are always asking, "What do you do?" With 3 interdisciplinary degrees & a wildly varied portfolio career, I'm never quite sure what to say. A recent employer even said to me, "I'm not sure how to describe to people what you do. It's amazing, but I don't...

Quotable: Roy Disney on Values

Sometimes a quote says enough to stand alone. The Quotable category is just that — quotes powerful enough to be posts all their own.
Roy Disney on decision-making & values.

This is why I teach. (Part I in what became a series)

I don’t recall where I heard the advice, “Keep old love letters & delete hate mail.” I believe it’s good for the soul & extends to professional love letters. You might want to keep a file. The Love Letters category is my way of storing them and hopefully inspiring you.

Now, more than ever, the world needs leaders who can inspire their fellow citizens with a fierce sense of mission.

- Time, Endangered Earth, January 2, 1989