Archive for the ‘Social’ Category

  • Change is in the Air

    Jun 26, 13 • 3757 Views • SocialNo Comments

    “Nature is not an option, not a luxury. Nature is the underpinning that keeps us alive. We have to do a better job at embracing it and caring for it.” – Sylvia Earle (Organizational Survival: Profitable Strategies for a Sustainable Future) We have an...

  • Working on a Sustainable Future

    Jun 23, 13 • 1771 Views • SocialNo Comments

    I feel like I spent the last 6 months in a dungeon. Outside of consulting just enough to pay my bills, I spent the remainder of my time writing a business book together with Greg Balestrero, my partner in crime! The book is titled Organizational Survival:...

  • Hope through Social Innovation

    Jun 1, 12 • 2068 Views • Greg Balestrero, SocialNo Comments

    Last year, I attended the Quality in Sustainability Conference in Anaheim, California. The conference was part of the World Conference on Quality and Improvement (WCQI), sponsored by the American Society for Quality (ASQ). The conferences were great, and I...

  • What Hope Looks Like

    May 30, 12 • 2072 Views • SocialNo Comments

    True story time… One of my friends, Robert, was helping a colleague, Jim, through a very difficult time in his life due to loss of work and looming financial challenges ahead. Jim was consumed with the difficulty in his life, wrapped up in a very small...

  • Are We at a Tipping Point?

    May 25, 12 • 33557 Views • Featured II, SocialNo Comments

    I am a Malcolm Gladwell fan. I have read all of his books, and one of his best is The Tipping Point. He usesthe book as a premise to describe a variety of disparate activities which have one thing in common: There comes a point in development where a...