VINCENT POZON

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VINCENT R. POZON “Our go-to method for problem solving is majorly flawed,” reads a headline of a Fast Company article. After decades of leading and participating in brainstorming sessions, I know this for a fact: the process is inefficient, time-consuming and, more significantly, usually unproductive. Brainstorming is several people fed…

MANAGEMENT ACTION

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VINCENT R. POZON A few months back, a student asked me if he could interview me on crisis management. He asked if I could talk about our clients, with specific instances, measures, reputations saved. Beyond tepid and trite advice like “act swiftly.” what could I offer that would not be…

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VINCENT POZON In 2009, on Facebook, I was friended by Jack, a man who wasn’t real. He was a better man than the one who made him — he was designed and not born, his traits and language, values and manners chosen, not bred. Jack was powerful in that he…

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VINCENT POZON I was feeling generous that afternoon, to nephews I seldom saw. We were at a mall, which one I forget, but it had a large toy store. The kids were kids, frisky, at the age when they do not walk, they run. I was godfather to one of…