Posts by K. Dipalo

Practical Knowledge

Many of us are enamored with the “Eureka!” moment – that moment of discovery that feels out-of-the-blue, transcendent and electric. […]


On January 12, 2015, National Public Radio announced its “Bored and Brilliant: The Lost Art of Spacing Out” project, complete […]

The Price of Success

“Be careful what you wish for.”   So reads the ad for the recently released film, “Into the Woods.” The […]

The Gift

Throughout my career I’ve met people who have helped me, often giving of their time, their guidance or sometimes just […]

Career Obsolescence – Must It End With A Whimper?

In the 100 years since the end of World War I – the war greatly and foolishly named “The War […]

Life Interrupting Life

The best-laid plans, beautifully crafted and lovingly sustained, are thrown to the wind when a crisis occurs. This happened to […]

The Delicate Nature of Change – Part II

There is a rhythm to change, a constant beating of progress and recess that captures the manner of the thing. […]

The Delicate Nature of Change – Part I

I have been involved in a fair share of change initiatives throughout my career: mergers, target acquisitions, restructurings, global culture […]

Plus Ça Change

For decades now, the call to hire, retain and promote a diverse workforce has been heard inside  many U.S. and global […]

The Healing Power of Work

“Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.”   […]