Should a Leader be Loved or Feared?

Should a Leader be Loved or Feared?   An interesting question was raised during The Salon’s discussion on The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli last week: Would you rather be feared or loved? Though the book was written over 500 years ago, the question can nevertheless be applied to many situations today, including the workplace. Machiavelli…

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Last Chance to sign up for the UX workshop

Last Chance to Sign Up for The UX Workshop   During the members-only Creative Team Challenge last week, we had several team building activities with different objectives. One of them was to build a tower that could hold a small stone for ten seconds using 30 straws, a pair of scissors and two strips of…

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A Tech Startup’s Success Depends on This…

A Tech Startup’s Success Depends on This…   One of the most awkward conversations I’ve had with my wife was explaining to her what a “man crush” was, and how I had it for Dr Naif Al-Mutawa. If you attended last week’s Startup Grind event you’ll understand why I admire him so much. Unfortunately, I wasn’t…

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Open This Post for a Bunch of Updates

Open This Post for a Bunch of Updates   I’m back! I miss writing for the fine people of this newsletter. Hope you’ve had a couple of wonderful weeks since I last wrote to you. I feel like I have so much to share that I don’t know where to begin.  OK, so yesterday Ahmad and…

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