Category: What Works

Automation, Robots and the Future of Work

Automation, Robots and the Future of WOrk

For all the history of humankind, the nature and shape of work has evolved, as curiosity and innovation have allowed us to develop tools and technologies that advance nearly all aspects of work and play. As machines are able to do more and more for us, we find ourselves wondering how the definition of work will evolve and what it means.

Fear is a Four-Letter Word

As business leaders, we’re motivated by a lot of emotions. Perhaps none more powerful than fear – fear of failure, fear of losing the respect of those who we respect, fear of – well, you name it. What I realize, more and more, is that we’re so busy taking action, we don’t take the time to explore what our fears are and how they influence the ways in which we work….

Grieving the Death of a Company

Rethink Robotics, a pioneer in the new category of collaborative robots, changed the way companies think about factory automation. And yet despite the best efforts of a hardworking team, last month, Rethink Robotics shuttered its doors.

Living In Irony

Work is essential to being human. Having a purpose is possibly the most important driver to get up every day. Why would I ever give that up?