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What is zero trust security

What is zero trust security

Yes, your know-it-all brother-in-law talking about Zero Trust Security models isn’t just making stuff up. It’s a thing. The Zero Trust Security model, also known as Zero Trust Architecture, is an approach to the strategy, design, and implementation of IT systems. The...

The five most unsustainable practices we should stop doing today.

The five most unsustainable practices we should stop doing today.

There are five practices I’ve watched over the years with amazement…I’m amazed that they are legal and I’m amazed they haven’t caught up with us…yet. Here are the practices I see that are putting our future in jeopardy. Driving to work from the suburbs to the city in...

Take a chance. Go for it on fourth down.

Take a chance. Go for it on fourth down.

In American Football, each of the two teams playing each other is afforded four opportunities, or “downs”, to get a new set of downs or to score a touchdown over their rival in the game. If they don’t obtain a first down or score after three downs, they could kick the...

Finding your purpose in the new year

Finding your purpose in the new year

From my work helping people and organizations transition through change, someone will usually pull me aside and say “Hey Chet, I’ve discovered in this time of change that I really don’t know my purpose in life”. That’s what transition will do…make us get off the...

This is Your 2024 Road Map.

This is Your 2024 Road Map.

It’s easier to get to your destination when you have a map. Here’s a simple one you can use for 2024.  The first quarter, January through March. As an individual, you’ll want to make this the quarter of health and well being. We tend to respond well to the...

A deeper meaning of the holiday season.

A deeper meaning of the holiday season.

There is a belief that the holiday season is about gifts and getting together with family over big meals. We decorate our homes to symbolize the festiveness of the season, the pageantry of the moment and the joy of connecting. While all of those things may be true,...

Navigating Interconnectedness in Family and Community

Navigating Interconnectedness in Family and Community

Yes, there are some kinfolk and friends in our lives that we don’t like being around. In fact, I would go as far to say that some of you may not even be able to stand them. That’s okay. That doesn’t make you a bad person. It only means that you’re human. Let me put...

The truth of why many of us hold on to toxic habits.

The truth of why many of us hold on to toxic habits.

There are some things we do that we know are toxic to our quality of life, our profession, our business, and our community. Yet, here we are — — doing the very things that keep us doing the same thing over and over again, expecting different results. It could be one...

Brace Yourselves For Deep Adaptation

Brace Yourselves For Deep Adaptation

Change is what happens. Transformation is what you do with what happens. That’s one of my favorite phrases because it’s reflective of my work as a Futurist and Change Management Specialist. We are entering a time where we have to make decisions about the moment of...