CAN THE SOCIAL WEB SOLVE THE GLOBAL CORPORATE DIVERSITY CHALLENGE?

Something about their communication engaged me. I usually lag on messages sent through LinkedIn because there’s an extra step to reply. Something about this email said you’re a fool if you don’t at least look at this content. And then they appeared in my gmail, where I prefer to interact. Why didn’t they send it […]

DO YOU STILL REMEMBER ME?

How many times have you clicked on an app, went in search of that photo you took back then, or went to Spotify and thought “I hope it remembers me?” Hours later you may curse the invasion of your privacy at the hands of technology. But in that moment you want technology do what it […]

IS GLOBAL MOBILE WORK A DISCONNECT? THE POWER OF CONNECTION

Despite the social media generation’s confusion about the true definition of friendship people inwardly value physical connection.   I do feel a sense of connection when the Dropbox dialogue box shows me that my colleagues are being productive while  I cruise Facebook.   But, I too need occasional face to face interactions to fuel my creativity. A […]

Does Stability Mean Something Different to Global Mobile Workers?

Am I more sensitive to change as a Digital Nomad? I wondered as I lit up with panic when confronted repeatedly with “you can switch to the new InBox.” Okay, it was being offered as a choice so I shouldn’t feel threatened. After all, I had enjoyed my experience with the new Adobe Acrobat this […]

Is English the International Language?

  My journey through South America and Central America* forced me to think about the power of language.  My partner and I were constantly struggling to understand who, what, where, even though we spoke Spanish.  Each country had its own version of it, its own pacing and speed, its own slang.  Soup wasn’t just sopa, […]

The Ultimate Decision – What Ultrabook Will Keep Me Mobile and Productive

I asked myself – what are my critical wants – My Decisionmakers?    Ability to use touchscreen technology Handwriting recognition technology (Samsung’s on the lead on this) Voice Recognition technology (may be only a dream) 2+ USB ports Light Weight Durability – I’m really clumsy Reliability – I won’t know where the best local computer […]

How Can I Call You in The Virtual World????????

The panic of what I am about to do has escalated.  Couldn’t sleep and was in my coffeeshop office by 6:20 am.   Each time I do something I think how will I be doing this a month from now.  I was asked last-minute to join a conference call yesterday.  I had to call a phone number – […]

THE VIRTUAL WORLD IS VIRTUALLY HARD TO BELIEVE

With a laptop, tablet and cell phone, workers are spreading out across town, and sometimes even across continents to be creative at work. For years experts have predicted that the world was shifting to mobile work.  Change was slow and the vision of the mobile worker was limited to three narrow categories: Office-based mobile worker: […]

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