Greetings and Salutations!

Welcome to, personal website and blog of Juan González. I help people find joy by unlocking their potential in work and play. I write about business and technology, the creative economy, public policy, and culture.

I founded a management consulting firm, serve as a senior technology executive, and created a vast online hyperfantasy, among other things. Thanks for visiting and reading!

The Check-In

"This meeting could have been an email," goes the professional's lament these days. Far too many leaders in business waste valuable time and money on pointless meetings with their direct reports. The Check-In should be an opportunity for leaders to provide support to their team members, but there are three things they need to do.

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