Experiment: Bahamas Vacation…Unplugged

Bahamas ’11; Unplugged   A month or so ago, we took a vacation to the Bahamas.  It came a time when I really needed it, so I was excited.  We headed to the Cove at Atlantis; what I considered to be the perfect place for a quick family getaway. If you know me, you know I like to be connected via technology.  So, packed with me or on my person was my iPhone, blackberry, iPad, Kindle and laptop.  Some of you, I’m sure at this point, are already saying this is too… Read More

I’m starting a new Twitter hashtag; #companyculture

I heard a good one last week; “Culture eats strategy for lunch every day of the week.”  I found this to be so true and it sparked memories (and nightmares) from my years as an entrepreneur and executive.  I’ve started and worked at companies and organizations big and small; one thing for sure, #companyculture can work both for and against you.  It should be obvious then, that to succeed at a company, you have to understand the culture and more so, master the culture, even if (or should I say “especially if”)… Read More