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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 14:38:39 +0000
In a conversation with colleague Shelley Dolley, Tom describes one of his most effective speaking strategies. When he's preparing his speech, he doesn't think about the client or just any audience member. Watch this video in our Off the Cuff series to hear about who Tom's keeping in his mind's eye while he's on stage […]
Tue, 07 Jul 2015 21:57:51 +0000
No. I do not believe it. I just (a few days ago) posted my ... 50,000th tweet. 50,000. Who woulda thunk? There are ideas I care about. And twitter is a great platform to have an ongoing discussion with (mostly) likeminded colleagues. Thousands upon thousands thereof. It adds up to a lot of time. Too […]
Tue, 23 Jun 2015 10:55:33 +0000
Tom is proud to be included among the honorees on this list: The Top 50 Social Employee Advocacy Leaders (SEAL) on Twitter. We think it's a great accomplishment for a thinker born before the baby boomers to be in the forefront of an issue born with the Millennials.
Thu, 23 Apr 2015 13:09:34 +0000
The HOW Design Conference will be presented May 4 through 8 in Chicago. Tom's on the schedule as the Tuesday evening keynote speaker, May 5th. Single-day tickets are available for the four-day event.
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:36:18 +0000
Call me a "motivational speaker"—and I'll be tempted to punch you. On the other hand, I have collected a passel of "inspiring" quotes over the years. I put this little set together for a colleague. All yours … "This is the true joy of Life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as […]
Fri, 20 Jun 2014 18:47:07 +0000
It's a long(ish) story—and not relevant. Let's just say that a conversation I had earlier today led me to pull together the 9-page paper attached. In the main, I think it speaks for itself—or I hope it does. [Ed. Update 07.25.14, 45 pages]: The Moral Bedrock Of Management PDF
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 19:36:49 +0000
Beginning on November 21 and into December 2013, Tom used his Twitter feed to post several long series of tweets, many of which were re-tweeted extensively. He collected the lists he'd created and assembled a collection that covers these topics: change agents and how to effect change, doing good work, starting the work week with […]
Thu, 11 Jul 2013 14:11:36 +0000
Tom's been reading up a storm in the last few months. Following an old habit, he transforms some of the most telling material to slides for subsequent use in his presentations. You'll find here some of his favorite quotes—as always, all yours, and please use! Download the PPT: "Hot" Books/Recent Reading
Wed, 08 May 2013 11:57:48 +0000
The two great folks who are doing sustainable farming at our place have become parents. Well, not really. But their productive porker mom, Piggy Sue, just produced (about 72 hours ago) a litter of 15. Some of the newcomers below ...
Wed, 03 Apr 2013 18:44:38 +0000
Tom is now stateside, but caught his last sunrise in New Zealand earlier this week and he wanted to share the moment with all of us.