Collaborative Silos

A friend of mine, Jason Wells, guest wrote a blog for the Iowa Biz blog, hosted by the Business Record.  He asked about what could be done to foster more collaboration among organizations in Des Moines. I’ve been trying to figure that out for the last 7 years.  For the reputation that Des Moines has…

Hand Signals for Compromise

      Shirley Poertner wrote an article in the Iowa Biz section of the Business Record today about using fingers and hands as a way to facilitate disagreements and agreements when it comes to compromise.  It’s an interesting concept.  I wonder if Charlie Murphy and Rick James could have used it to hash out their…