Category: Writing Beyond

Now on Forbes: 4 Forces Driving Culture Deeper Into The Organization

The walls separating companies from the outside world are becoming more porous. Here's why.

/ June 30, 2014

Now On Forbes.com: Culture As Competitive Advantage

Now on @forbes. Brands will need to think more holistically about contemporary culture if they want to succeed in tomorrow's marketplace.

/ April 8, 2014

What Two Guys Learned About The Importance Of Feminine Values

This is my latest post on PSFK, published today. One of the biggest cultural shifts currently taking place is the shift towards feminine values and traits on a global scale. As noted in their forthcoming book The Athena Doctrine: How Women (And The Men Who Think Like Them) Will Rule...

/ April 11, 2013

Now On PSFK: Towards A Definition of Cultural Leadership

In case you missed it, I started the week off with a rework of my initial article on cultural leadership being featured on PSFK on Monday.  The column, with slight tweaks by the crack PSFK editorial team, can be seen here. Read More

/ March 13, 2013

Now on PSFK: 6 Keys To Waging The War Of Ideas

My first column for creative business site PSFK ran yesterday. The premise: Today's modern business environment isn't just about competing on product and service quality, but also on the quality of your ideas.  Here's some of what I wrote: It’s not just content, but the expression and sharing of powerful ideas...

/ February 28, 2013

EDITORIAL: Our N-Word Conundrum

When it comes to the N-word, black people have no one to blame but ourselves.

/ January 3, 2012

REVIEW: Ava DuVernay’s “I Will Follow”

The beautifully done film is an assured and compelling meditation on love, death, loss and, ultimately, life.

/ March 20, 2011

REVIEW: Kanye West — "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy" (Roc-A-Fella)

Every super hero needs a theme song. And a super villain to fight against.

/ December 15, 2010

Now on TheRoot.com: "Black Rock Rolls On"

The state of black rock circa 2010.

/ June 29, 2010

Now on HuffingtonPost.com: "Window Seat" or Much Badu About Nothing

Erykah risked nothing emotionally, physically or artistically. Then what are we applauding?

/ April 2, 2010

Now on The Huffington Post.com: Dash’s Blakroc disses black rock

How can you call something “BlakRoc” when the black folks on the project only rap and the rockers are all white?

/ October 21, 2009

Now on TheRoot.com: Loud and In Living Colour

Living Colour: They're literally like Coltrane's Classic Quartet playing rock. Yeah.

/ September 28, 2009