Human Brain

I Wonder What Ray Kurzweil is Thinking Now . . .

Dave Kinnear 2-Jobs & Tech

So, here we go. I was listening to one of my podcasts yesterday and the breathless announcer was peppering his guest with questions about the President’s directive to begin mapping the human brain. We don’t even know what that means, really, at this point, but we need to get started. And I couldn’t help wonder why the show’s host was so shocked …

Advisory Board Strategy

Corporate Strategy: A Common “Vision” or Strategy is Essential

Dave Kinnear 1-On Leadership

Recently I read on a leadership blog, that the author felt that an overriding corporate strategy is a “fool’s errand.” Freek Vermeulen reasoned that divisions or business units in larger companies often have widely different goals, products, consumers and even “brands.” Therefore, a one-size-fits-all corporate strategy is impossible to implement and could harm the organization. Well, perhaps we are quibbling over words, …

American Icon

Book Review: American Icon by Bryce Hoffman

Dave Kinnear 1-On Leadership, Book Reviews

I am not a car enthusiast. I enjoy having a reliable, clean and efficient vehicle, but the primary purpose, for me, is to get me where I’m going on time and without surprises. So when I ordered this book, my expectations were that I’d ignore the “car stuff” for the most part, and concentrate on the leadership stuff. Well,I wound …