Get a Mirror That Works

“Know thyself.” – Socrates It’s not a secret that we all have blind spots regarding our behaviors & capabilities.  Leaders aren’t immune to that condition.  I’ve lost track of how many [...]


What’s Your Story?

“Great stories happen to those who can tell them.” – Ira Glass  There are literally dozens of things that impact the success or failure of an organization.  Some of them get a lot of press:  do [...]


What About Tenacity?

“Every great work, every big accomplishment, has been brought into manifestation through holding to the vision, and often just before the big achievement comes apparent failure and [...]


Happy Holidays!!

Time to take a break to spend time with family & friends over the next few weeks.  Make sure you take time to do the same.  Make time to remember what’s most important to you.  When [...]


What Are You?

“We are what we repeatedly do.  Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle I don’t think I’ve ever been in a meeting where I heard somebody say, “You know, what I’d really [...]


Take The Blinders Off

“Diversity is a competitive advantage.  Different people approach similar problems in different ways.” – Rich McGinn One of the realities of being a leader is that at times it can feel pretty [...]


Who Are You?

“Be yourself – not your idea of what you think somebody else’s idea of yourself should be.” – Henry David Thoreau There are literally dozens of capabilities and behaviors that define great [...]


Happy Thanksgiving!

On this side of the ocean, we celebrate Thanksgiving this week.  Most of Thanksgiving is about lots of great food and football.  While you’re enjoying that, please remember to do what the [...]


Belief = Behavior

“If you start to think the problem is ‘out there’, stop yourself.  That thought is the problem.” – Stephen Covey I spend the vast majority of my time helping people make change, whether it be in [...]


Hard Work Needs Something Else

“Today is life – the only life you are sure of.  Make the most of today.  Get interested in something.  Shake yourself awake.  Develop a hobby.  Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you.  [...]