Selected Nonfiction

Bridging the Chasm

June 1, 1996

Bridging the Chasm published in Internet Today in the U. K. in 1997 What in the world is happening? Everywhere I go as a consultant – businesses, schools, city government, even the FBI – I hear the same concerns. Here’s how it came in one morning on the telephone. “We need you to come talk […]

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Lost

April 22, 1996

From dashboards to backpacks, GPS technology is everywhere. Maps updated with streams of data guide us through traffic jams. Hikers navigate mazes of trails with ease. Efficiency and security. That’s how GPS is sold. But something important is being lost — the ability to get lost. It isn’t just physical. Lost-and-found symbols have long given […]

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The Stock Market, UFOs and Religious Experience

May 23, 1994

The Stock Market, UFOs and Religious Experience reflections on a speech I have given for investment analysts,  religious seekers, and other interested parties … As a consultant and public speaker, I address a variety of issues: leadership, the uses of power, and the transformations of organization; diversity, conflict reduction, and team-building; and ethics. But I […]

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The Future of Networks … in 1994

April 4, 1994

The Future of Networks: the Future of the World published in LAN Magazine (Australia) (Spring, 1994) I am not a futurist, but I do take solace in knowing that most futurists aren’t either. Futurists seldom describe the future; they describe the present. Since ninety-five per cent of us haven’t arrived at the present yet, it […]

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