Just Read: Becoming Steve Jobs, The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader

Just Read: Becoming Steve Jobs, The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader

Great read about leadership and the uniquenes of one person, and also an insight into the commonalities of people born into the baby boomer generation that Steve was a part of.

We can learn as much, if not more, from failure, from promising paths that turn into dead ends. The vision, understanding, patience, and wisdom that informed Steve’s last decade were forged in the trials of these intervening years.

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Just Read: The Next America: Boomers, Millennials, and the Looming Generational Showdown

Just Read: The Next America: Boomers, Millennials, and the Looming Generational Showdown

I don’t know where I came across this book by Paul Taylor (@paultaylordc) from the Pew Research Center (@PewResearch) but I did, and it combines a lot of interests of mine (and a lot of other people). Specific to me, an ongoing following of the Pew Internet (@PewInternet)’s former researcher and brilliant community colleague in DC, Susannah Fox (@SusannahFox), and a lot of work I’ve done in diversity and inclusion as well as technology, that has caused me to read a lot of the reports cited in the book. So it’s in one package here, which is great.

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Co-designing a health system for a future generation – Our Generation Y UnFocus Group

Co-designing a health system for a future generation - Our Generation Y UnFocus Group

View GenY Unfocus Group – KP Digital Health 47626 on Flickr.com This week, in a most awesome way, turned out to be a fantastic bi-coastal collaboration between our sibling innovation centers, Garfield Innovation Center, where I was with its Director, Jennifer Liebermann (@JRuzekLieberman) earlier in the week (see: Through the eyes of interior architects: The … Continue reading Co-designing a health system for a future generation – Our Generation Y UnFocus Group

Request for Proposal: Can I be your mentor (and vice versa?)

Request for Proposal: Can I be your mentor (and vice versa?)

I’m posting a request for proposal for my next mentorship relationship, not because I’m such a fantastic catch, more because I want more people to engage in these relationships. I’ve enjoyed two awesome mentorship relationships (see: Now Reading: Don’t hand the keys over, collaborate with Gen Y | Ted Eytan, MD and Being a mentor, enjoying … Continue reading Request for Proposal: Can I be your mentor (and vice versa?)

Being a mentor, enjoying colleagues who are millenials. Look at these SMARTER Goals

Being a mentor, enjoying colleagues who are millenials. Look at these SMARTER Goals

I used to read about mentorship programs at other organizations with envy. Then I found out that we had a mentorship program at Kaiser Permanente. That was 2 years ago, and now I’ve been engaged in 2 mentorship relationships, each for a year. See my previous one: Walking with Generation Y – From Bricklayers to … Continue reading Being a mentor, enjoying colleagues who are millenials. Look at these SMARTER Goals

Social media adoption across the generations (charts) – 2013 update

Social media adoption across the generations (charts) - 2013 update

View Internet – Social Media – Twitter Adoption – 2013 refresh 10.jpeg full size I am having a conversation with my colleagues in the Kaiser Permanente Colorado (@KPColorado) region in August about communicating in the era of social media, so an update of the latest data of internet and social networking adoption is called for … Continue reading Social media adoption across the generations (charts) – 2013 update

Now Reading: Don’t hand the keys over, collaborate with Gen Y

Now Reading: Don't hand the keys over, collaborate with Gen Y

On the one hand, this post is way overdue. On the other hand, it’s right on time. Overdue because I was supposed to write a half-way summary of my co-mentorship relationship with Katie Rovere (@katierovere) , who’s on the board of GenKP, the Generation Y Employee Resource Group of Kaiser Permanente. Right on Time because we’re … Continue reading Now Reading: Don’t hand the keys over, collaborate with Gen Y