Building a Culture of Collaboration

The following is a typical example of a road trip scenario from the 1990s: Driver:  “I know the way to our destination.” Passenger: “Are you sure?” After more time elapses and there is a feeling that the car is going in circles, Passenger:  “Why don’t we stop here and ask for directions?  He/She looks like … Continue reading Building a Culture of Collaboration

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Telling Stories

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the Nigerian novelist, speaks eloquently in a TED Talk about the dangers of the “single story.” By single story, she means reducing a person or a group of people to a one dimensional description or assumption, which we in turn carry with us for years. We cling to these insufficient bios of … Continue reading Telling Stories