What types of conversations AREN’T you having?

If you’re into influencing and personal effectiveness then you’re in the conversation game.   It’s a game that many of us learned like we learned walk – by copying others without too much conscious consideration of the specifics of what we were doing. For some of us, even the suggestion that there are different types of conversations with different purposes …

What is this thing called "business"?

“Business doesn’t listen!” is a regular complaint that I hear in environmental circles – but what IS business? Essentially, business is a group activity – a process.  There is no physical thing called business that we can put in a wheelbarrow.  We may be able to put a building, a product, a machine or a person  in a wheelbarrow – but not “business”. At …