Blogs about tech, leadership, and poetry.

  • When Positivity Goes Too Far: Understanding Toxic Positivity in Corporate America

    When Positivity Goes Too Far: Understanding Toxic Positivity in Corporate America

    With the recent mass layoffs in tech, there’s been a lot of discussion lately about “toxic positivity” and the negative effects that it can have on people. For those who are unfamiliar with the term, toxic positivity refers to the notion of insisting on maintaining an unwaveringly cheerful or optimistic outlook, even when facing adversity or […]

  • From Healthcare to Marketing: How the Latest AI Tools are Transforming Our World

    From Healthcare to Marketing: How the Latest AI Tools are Transforming Our World

    From helping doctors make more accurate diagnoses to optimizing manufacturing processes, AI tools are both disrupting and accelerating every sector.   And as the technology progresses, the applications for AI are only continuing to grow. In this article, we’ll take a look at some of the latest and most innovative AI tools in development today.

  • Tips for Courageous Leaders to Have More Effective One on One Meetings

    Tips for Courageous Leaders to Have More Effective One on One Meetings

    One of the most important skills for leaders is the ability to coach their employees. Coaching is a tool for leaders to help others discover their own strengths, passions, and potential. It’s not about fixing problems but creating opportunities for learning and growth. But how do you coach your employees effectively? How do you maximize […]

  • Prompt Engineering: The Future of Non-Programming Languages

    Prompt Engineering: The Future of Non-Programming Languages

    In the world of programming, there is a new kid on the block that’s making waves. Prompt Engineering is a new language that’s catching on like wildfire, and for good reason. This new language has the potential to revolutionize the way we think about programming, designing, art creation, video creation, writing and more. Here’s why […]

  • The “So What?” Data Gap

    The “So What?” Data Gap

    How many times have you sat in a meeting where someone is walking the group through performance dashboards, and twenty different people who are in that meeting, looking at the same data, walk away with twenty different narratives about what that data meant?  I call this the “So What Gap.”  Executives and managers are bombarded […]

  • Best Believe – A poem for my team

    Best Believe – A poem for my team

    One of my favorite things to do is write raps and poems. Never underestimate the power and beauty of words. So to close out 2021, after yet another difficult pandemic year where my organization not only persevered, but thrived, I penned this poem for my team at Microsoft to show my gratitude. Best Believe    Breaking […]

  • Authentic.

    Authentic.

    I’m not afraid to speak my mind. My tongue is sharp, though not unkind. I shock to make a point sometimes I quote JayZ and Kendrick’s rhymes I do not always fit the mold I can react too strong, I’m told My tone comes off too hard, too bold Why can’t your voice stay calm […]

  • Whitepaper Poetry

    Whitepaper Poetry

    Microsoft invented the PowerPoint Giving power to your pitch and bullets to your points Breathing beautiful graphs to your stats and conjoints Then Amazon invented the 6 pager Cuz clarity of thought and storytelling are major Cuz pitch decks take too much paper And presentations can be time wasters I use both. But I still […]

  • Dear IoT Platform Vendors, Please Read This

    Dear IoT Platform Vendors, Please Read This

    The Problem 1:  For Large Corporates, Digital Transformation Is Often Slow and Painful Many large corporates across multiple verticals today are being disrupted by the convergence of wireless, big data, and the Internet of Things (IoT).  From connected homes and autonomous automobiles to healthcare, retail and smart cities, whole industries are being transformed.   Connected […]

  • IoT for healthcare: Making data meaningful and actionable

    IoT for healthcare: Making data meaningful and actionable

    Philips digital lead Liat Ben-Zur demonstrates how IoT for healthcare can lead to much-improved preventative measures.  <This blog was first published by Internet of Things Institute on Nov 22, 2017.  I am reposting it here in its original form> Did this Spotify billboard catch your eye in 2016: “Dear person who played ‘Sorry’ 42 times on Valentine’s […]

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