Communication is a critical skill.

Communication

Dave Kinnear1-On Leadership, 3-LI, Blog

Transcript: Hello! Today, we’re diving deep into a vital topic, communication. More specifically, we’ll be discussing how to strike the right balance in communicating your vision and values and how to gauge the effectiveness of your communication. I am Dave Kinnear, Board Certified Coach, and Certified Veteran Development Coach. Welcome back to our Leadership Insight Podcast, the show about developing …

AI and Moral Panic

Dave Kinnear1-On Leadership, 3-LI, Blog

Hey there, business leaders and entrepreneurs! You might have encountered this phrase once or twice: “AI isn’t going to take your job, but someone who knows how to use AI will.” It sums up where we are in this digital revolution. It’s not about robots taking over but more about how well we humans can work with these high-tech tools. …

Five Frogs

A Tale of Five Frogs

Dave Kinnear1-On Leadership, 3-LI, Blog

Today, I want to talk about something that’s been on my mind for a while. In the mid-1100s, the French Abbot Bernard of Clairvaux first coined the saying, “The road to hell is paved with good intentions.” Well, let me tell you, that saying has rung true in my life more times than I care to admit. But enough about …

The Metaverse

Dave Kinnear1-On Leadership, 3-LI, Blog

The Metaverse Hey there! Have you heard of the term “metaverse”? It’s a hot topic in the tech industry right now, and just like how people were confused about the internet back in the late 70s and early 80s, there’s a lot of confusion about what the metaverse actually is. Some people think the “metaverse” is just a fancy internet …

The Physics of Time

What Brings You Joy?

Dave Kinnear1-On Leadership, 4-ExtPost, Blog

Think About It: A colleague asked that question in a recent meeting of about 18 business coaches. I wasn’t satisfied with the usual answers I would give to this question. So I started down the rabbit hole of “what is joy”? That was, of course, followed by rethinking a whole new category of personal experiences. What is Joy? Merriam-Webster defines …

Meta—What?

Dave Kinnear1-On Leadership, 4-ExtPost, Blog

Digital Transformation: In the late 70s and early 80s, we had lots of discussions about what the heck the internet was. My colleagues and I were all electronics engineers or software programmers, so we knew about the technology, but what was the real meaning of and use of the internet? What did it mean to society in general? There was …

Programmable Keyboard

Technology to the Rescue

Dave Kinnear1-On Leadership, 4-ExtPost, Blog

The Challenge: Well, aging is not for the faint of heart. About a year ago, I started noticing getting a lot of double letter strikes on my keyboard while typing. I do a great deal of typing, so this problem is not acceptable. So I spent time figuring out how to “de-bounce” the keys. Nothing seemed to work. I decided …

Mental Laziness

Dave Kinnear1-On Leadership, 4-ExtPost, Blog

Curiosity: One of the attributes of strong leaders is curiosity. But curiosity takes much work. And brain work takes energy—science tells us that the human brain consumes about 20% of our total body energy budget. That’s why another common trait for solid leaders is keeping themselves in good physical condition. They pay attention to their mental and physical health through …