Communicast: Heidi Onda & The White Ribbon Project for Lung Cancer

I did not know Chip Kennett, but his death affected me because just a year earlier I had met cancer research evangelist Dave Bjork. He, too, was diagnosed with lung cancer in his early 30s. He, too, has never smoked and as a survivor has become a real advocate for putting money directly in the hands of researchers and for raising awareness of the work that needs to be done. The stigma around lung cancer as a smoker’s disease has hampered progress and yet, more than 20 percent of all lung cancer patients today are non-smokers. READ MORE

Back to school isn’t what it used to be: A Communicast convo with Andru Volinsky and Khaleel Shreet

And this is where COVID-19 has opened the door to deeper discussions. Perhaps we should not be trying to put together things the way they were because things will never be exactly the same as they were when we adults went to school. We need a partnership between students, entrepreneurs, parents, schools, businesses and government to make it all work. READ MORE

Keith Spiro Communicast: Shanna Tellerman’s MODSY is “business as usual in the new unusual”

The amazing part of this crisis, from a business change standpoint, is to see all executives and senior leaders having to work from home, in a more informal setting, with family interruptions randomly visible via our video linkups. Shanna and her team are way ahead of old line thinkers who are facing this world for the first time. Modsy employees and executives have a high comfort level that family is part of their work life. READ MORE