Fearing this might just be a publicity stunt designed to gain attention, despite the founder’s claims otherwise, I wasn’t going to write about this today. Providing this idiocy with more attention, even negative attention, might just help the founders raise the funding from Silicon Valley they are apparently seeking. But I decided to write anyway.
Today, I’m renewing my commitment to live the values of respect and diversity. If you share these values, I invite you to join me.
Mike Pennington added an “interesting” comment to yesterday’s post highlighting the difference between values and ethics as it relates to values-based leadership. He said, “This confusion is especially true in professions where there is a written ‘Code of Ethics.’ Many times it ‘seems’ that the most successful are the ones who follow the code least often.” […]
One of the things that confounds me the most about the conversations that take place around values, brand and culture, is the assumption people make about values and their relationship to ethics, or to popular positive behavioral constructs. It’s a fairly common view. Take this following exchange as an example. @gahlord @CounselorAdrian the notion that […]
I am not sure what it is about the timing of CRS. My three CRS events have come at two different times of the year. The first CRS I went to was in, I think it was in Vegas, and it was in the Summer. Is that correct? How many of you were at that […]
Sarah Bernhardt once said, “Life begets life. Energy creates energy. It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich.” And creativity spawns creativity. We are in what some are calling a “creativity crisis.” One of the best talks I’ve heard around this topic was a TED talk by Sir Ken Robinson, “How Schools Kill Creativity.” […]