To Appraise or Not Appraise? That is the question.

I've been in a few conversations lately around the importance of doing or not doing performance appraisals or 360's for employees. I had a boss who did NOT believe in providing performance reviews as he believed "you already know where you are weak and need improvement, and probably aren't going to change, so why harp on it?  It is far better to focus on helping you make your strengths stronger than coaching your weaknesses"  went the rhetoric and logic. Growing up professionally under the Procter Read more »

The Link Not Taken

I was wondering what Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken” would look like if he were to write it today in an internet-soaked age?

So, I took the liberty of re-writing it…

 Enjoy! 

I was wondering what Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken” would look like if he were to write it today in an internet-soaked age? So, I took the liberty of re-writing it...  Enjoy!  Read more »

How I created cool new video for Mercury 11 for free.

So I needed to create a short promo video for our company, Mercury 11, this week.  This can be such an intimidating task as there are many options for creating a video and a hundred decisions that run the gamut from hiring professionals to why…

So I needed to create a short promo video for our company, Mercury 11, this week.  This can be such an intimidating task as there are many options for creating a video and a hundred decisions that run the gamut from hiring professionals to why... Read more »

Big Ideas don’t come from Epiphanies but from…

Everything is a Remix Part 3 from Kirby Ferguson on Vimeo.
 
Great video on how true creativity really works. It doesn’t come from a single epiphany, but from a series of innovations over time combined with finally a cross-over thought that mer…

Everything is a Remix Part 3 from Kirby Ferguson on Vimeo.   Great video on how true creativity really works. It doesn't come from a single epiphany, but from a series of innovations over time combined with finally a cross-over thought that mer... Read more »

Walk toward the barking dog!

I heard an old saying many years ago from a friend of mine and executive coach Steve Graves, “walk toward th barking dog.” 
What the metaphore means is that in every organization and situation of change there is this barking dog that is meant to…

I heard an old saying many years ago from a friend of mine and executive coach Steve Graves, "walk toward th barking dog."  What the metaphore means is that in every organization and situation of change there is this barking dog that is meant to... Read more »

Bill Gross video Loaded w/Insights for start-ups!

        
– Let your business model be your best IP; meaning, create such a uniqe and powerful business model that it becomes your competitive edge. 
– Don’t rush a new market idea; be scrappy, stretch out your money, and…

         - Let your business model be your best IP; meaning, create such a uniqe and powerful business model that it becomes your competitive edge.  - Don't rush a new market idea; be scrappy, stretch out your money, and... Read more »

The most exciting and game changing film I’ve seen in a long time!!! Must See.

Press Pause Play is an amazing project that everyone in the digital, media, creative space will want to watch.  
Because of technology advances, the barrier to entry for production and distribution for a creative product has smashed through the …

Press Pause Play is an amazing project that everyone in the digital, media, creative space will want to watch.   Because of technology advances, the barrier to entry for production and distribution for a creative product has smashed through the ... Read more »