The face of business has lost something over the years. As the world became more corporate, the big picture took over and much of the personal touch was lost. This effect can be seen beyond business and even into our personal lives. I call this “The Front Porch Theory.” The front porch has disappeared from many houses and thus so has the interaction with our neighbors. People have substituted this direct relationship with TV and the internet. I believe the basic longing for the one-on-one...Read more
Cam Cornelius articulates the importance of human connection in our businesses
Parsing the choices that come straight from the heart
Career choices always come with a bit of compromise. We've all heard, "Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.", whether or not it was really Confucius who first said it. And it is a great quote because it succinctly describes a goal we all dream about. For most of us it remains elusive, as our career paths combine luck (good or bad) with serendipity...but little more.
So truly CHOOSING what we are going to do every morning when we rise is a joy that...Read more