It’s Time for Brain-Aware Leadership

Training 2017, the conference sponsored by Training Magazine, concluded this week in sunny San Diego. I’ve written before about the value of attending conferences as a learning professional. Of course, the formal learning programs offered at these events give you an opportunity to learn best practices from a wide variety of experts. But the most powerful learning probably takes place informally, in the casual conversations between sessions that lead to more substantive sharing after you get home.

Happy Friday the Thirteenth!

Today is Friday the 13th in the Northern hemisphere. This is day that is thought to be unlucky in most western cultures. Psychiatry has even identified a condition for people with a severe fear of the number 13 – Triskaidekaphobia. When coupled with a Friday, we seem to have acquired a shared superstition that is hard to explain.

Eight Predictions for 2017!

As 2016 draws to a close, I’ve been enjoying all the “year in review” posts and articles that folks are putting out. I’d like to try something a little bit different, by using my brain’s power of prediction to see what we will be bragging out in December, 2017.