You Ate Your Pizza With WHAT?

Lance Communication, Leadership Comments

I recently got to attend a conference in which software engineers and product developers discussed the technical ins-and-outs of cognitive computing and all the sub-topics that fall under that umbrella term (AI, deep learning, machine learning, natural language processing, etc). As I am neither a software engineer nor a product developer, my presence in the room was purely in the …

Silence Isn’t Golden

Lance Fear, Integrity, Leadership Comments

“Change starts with voices.” — Tony Reali Over the weekend, a long-time friend from my school days launched a blog, and left her comfort zone in the process. An occasion like this is a good reminder of the benefits and hurdles to being an open book. We all have our own insecurities and fears, issues and hangups. Despite this fact, …

The One Question Nobody Is Asking About Education Secretary Betsy DeVos

Lance Forbes, Leadership, People Comments

Originally posted at Forbes.com There have been few developments since the election of President Donald Trump that have generated as much heat as his nomination of Betsy DeVos to be Secretary of Education … and that’s saying something. Measured reactions about DeVos have been rare, as both Left and Right have cast her ascension to the top job at the Department of …