authentic communication


MIT on Engaged Communicators

Researchers have always known that attitude, connection and positive energy mattered in business.  But since we have cancelled out years of conversation about these things by calling them “touchy-feely,” serious scholars haven’t wanted to deal with them. Now it’s a science.  In the Human Dynamics Lab of MIT, they are studying engaged people who create success for themselves and their organizations.  These

Lou in zip line safety rig

Zip Lining and the Rewards of Risk

Last summer I helped facilitate a Leadership Retreat at the Blowing Rock Conference Center in North Carolina. Below the Center in a small valley there stands a structure that resembles a pirate ship. As you make your way to a clearing in that valley and round a bend of trees, the structure rises up before