Who Are You, Really?

“What we do is more important than what we say or what we say we believe.” – bell hooks One popular topic in business and leadership circles these days is authenticity, and the importance of [...]


It’s Not Perfect or Bust

“The fact that you can only do a little is no excuse for doing nothing.” – John le Carre Perfection is a fantastic-sounding goal.  Who wouldn’t want a perfect business, or a perfect career, or a [...]


Pushing Through the Fog

“There is no such thing as a foreseeable future.” – David McCulloch One of the frustrations I hear from leaders on a regular basis is that, right now, the future seems so uncertain.  I understand [...]


Continuous Learning

“People learn something every day, and a lot of times it’s that what they learned the day before was wrong.” – Bill Vaughan Last week in this space the idea was about paying attention so we don’t [...]


The Art of Paying Attention

“All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.” – Martin Buber One of the difficult lessons of the past year is that we always have to be prepared for the unexpected.  I [...]