Jane Meyer vs. U of Iowa, “trigger warnings”, Uber, the NFL Draft, and if the Browns will screw up the draft…again.
Tag: Business Record
You Don’t Need To Win An Award To Be A “Hall-of-Famer”
You don’t have to win awards to prove that you provide a value in your community.
A friend of mine, Jason Wells, guest wrote a blog for the Iowa Biz blog, hosted by the Business Record. He asked about what could be done to foster more collaboration among organizations in Des Moines. I’ve been trying to figure that out for the last 7 years. For the reputation that Des Moines has…
Earn a Place at the Table
A few years ago, I overheard a statement someone said. The person said that young professionals “want” a place at “the table.” “The table” was probably referring to sitting next to very important/high level individuals like CEOs, business leaders, and elected leaders on boards and commissions. I was struck by that statement. I am from…
Hand Signals for Compromise
Shirley Poertner wrote an article in the Iowa Biz section of the Business Record today about using fingers and hands as a way to facilitate disagreements and agreements when it comes to compromise. It’s an interesting concept. I wonder if Charlie Murphy and Rick James could have used it to hash out their…