Soft Skills, Hard Reality

To the millions making the shift to remote work: soft skills won’t teach themselves. To stay competitive in a space rife with half-wit robots and so-so connectivity, you’ll need technology that keeps you productive, sociable and likable. Published by HuffPost on Nov 30, 2017.

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It’s Time to Ditch the Work Silos—for Real

My latest for LinkedIn Pulse uses Daniel Pink’s “Motivation 3.0” (autonomy, mastery and purpose) to promote collaboration. Diversifying can move you toward a more collaborative and service-oriented approach to engagement.

At TechSoup, I led a team of experts to position the forum as a global resource for nonprofits, as well as a content partner for Microsoft, Adobe, Cisco and Box. The spirit of collaboration was baked into everything we did. Published via LinkedIn on Nov 2, 2017.

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Madrigal’s Quilt of Horrors, or, How Did Facebook Fail Democracy?

We’re looking at Facebook, the social network we’ve given our lives to for more than a decade, wondering, can we ever trust it again? News that fails to give a balanced view of the world isn’t news, it’s propaganda. Published by HuffPost on Oct 19, 2017.

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