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Changing the World From the Inside Out

FLIPPING THE PARADIGM IT’S NOT BUSINESS, IT’S PERSONAL My first foray into human-centered design was stalling. But, I knew in my heart the problem wasn’t in the mission. I’d seen,…..

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Forging the Home of the Future

THE DREAM ON CONNECTED HOME STREET Smart, connected devices are reshaping the home, aiming to transform and improve our lives by connecting, controlling and automating every “thing” in them. A…..

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The World’s Response to Tax Havens

In the 1980s, a rising tech company named Apple, Inc. began developing a revolutionary tax strategy, ultimately saving them billions of dollars in deferred taxes. Although pioneered by Apple, this…..

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Avoiding the Faster Horse

The Bigger Horse I have a confession to make. For the past eight years I have struggled with an identity issue – triggered on my way to and from work…..

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Connecting and Retaining People Trumps Protecting Information

In an Agile Everything world, a new axiom is emerging: connecting and retaining people trumps protecting information. In this piece, we will explore the origins, implications and benefits of embracing…..

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Say That Again

How I discovered the single best-kept secret to effective communication. Legal Jargon Before I was a consultant, I was a trial lawyer and appeared in court on a weekly basis……

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From the Roots Up: How We Built a New Family Leave Experience

Parents have a special kind of courage. It takes parental courage to see your child get their first cuts and bruises, to give your son or daughter space to make…..

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Avoiding the Faster Horse

The Bigger Horse I have a confession to make. For the past eight years I have struggled with an identity issue – triggered on my way to and from work…..

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Say That Again

How I discovered the single best-kept secret to effective communication. Legal Jargon Before I was a consultant, I was a trial lawyer and appeared in court on a weekly basis……

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The World’s Response to Tax Havens

In the 1980s, a rising tech company named Apple, Inc. began developing a revolutionary tax strategy, ultimately saving them billions of dollars in deferred taxes. Although pioneered by Apple, this…..

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Forging the Home of the Future

THE DREAM ON CONNECTED HOME STREET Smart, connected devices are reshaping the home, aiming to transform and improve our lives by connecting, controlling and automating every “thing” in them. A…..

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Why Agile Works

The Beauty of Constraints When someone tells you to think creatively, it’s often followed by, “think outside the box.” When put into practice though, thinking outside the box can be incredibly…..

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Entering the New Golden Age of Design

Design used to be a nice-to-have. It was an aesthetic luxury reserved for those who were able to afford it. It even had an aura of mystery. And, most credited it as…..

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Failure is the New Balck Black

Have you heard? Failure is in. Everyone from Weiden + Kennedy’s epic push-pin mural in their Portland workspace to Steve Jobs’. It’s all beginning to be embraced by the companies…..

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Reading Envy

Reading, it’s something we do every day. From the mundane (stop signs, junk mail and People magazine) to the extraordinary (the Constitution, your college acceptance letter or the last Christmas…..

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Arguing for the long, hard, stupid way

The clash between productivity and creativity is omnipresent in the workplace. The constant drive for productivity is conflicting with the constant drive for creativity. But, those who work their creativity…..

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Avoiding the Faster Horse

The Bigger Horse I have a confession to make. For the past eight years I have struggled with an identity issue – triggered on my way to and from work…..

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Say That Again

How I discovered the single best-kept secret to effective communication. Legal Jargon Before I was a consultant, I was a trial lawyer and appeared in court on a weekly basis……

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The World’s Response to Tax Havens

In the 1980s, a rising tech company named Apple, Inc. began developing a revolutionary tax strategy, ultimately saving them billions of dollars in deferred taxes. Although pioneered by Apple, this…..

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The Internet of Things

Most of us have seen the commercials. Microsoft, Intel, Cisco, IBM (and many others) – all touting the benefits of the brave new world of ubiquitous computing (A.K.A The Internet…..

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Forging the Home of the Future

THE DREAM ON CONNECTED HOME STREET Smart, connected devices are reshaping the home, aiming to transform and improve our lives by connecting, controlling and automating every “thing” in them. A…..

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Through the Looking Glass

AN EXPLORATION OF RETROSPECTIVE TECHNIQUES The process of growth and learning is never finished. We never stop growing. We never stop learning. Over time, a black belt can slowly fade…..

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The Future of In-Store Experiences

FORGE events unite people from across industries and disciplines to spark powerful ideas and redefine what innovation can be in the workplace and in our everyday lives. Built upon the guiding…..

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Why Agile Works

The Beauty of Constraints When someone tells you to think creatively, it’s often followed by, “think outside the box.” When put into practice though, thinking outside the box can be

Entering the New Golden Age of Design

Design used to be a nice-to-have. It was an aesthetic luxury reserved for those who were able to afford it. It even had an aura of mystery. And, most credited it

Failure is the New Balck Black

Have you heard? Failure is in. Everyone from Weiden + Kennedy’s epic push-pin mural in their Portland workspace to Steve Jobs’. It’s all beginning to be embraced by the