No Time Like Now

“Few days are sunny. Few days are perfect. Instead, most days have something wrong with them, us, or others. Stop waiting for perfect days and start marching forward.” – Jim Collins One of the [...]


Are You the Problem?

“The art of life lies in a constant readjustment to our surroundings.” – Kakuzo Okakura Change is constant. There is no part of our businesses that is exempt from it. Our customers change, our [...]


Change Yourself Too

“We cannot become what we need to be without changing who we are.” – Max DePree The vast majority of the conversation in this space revolves around change. Changing environments, changing [...]


Anticipate AND Act

“Predicting rain doesn’t count. Building arks does.” – Warren Buffett Over the years I’ve been fortunate to spend a lot of time with experienced leaders, people who’ve been running businesses for [...]


Face Forward

“You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.” – C.S. Lewis I have a lot of conversations with a lot of leaders, and sometimes it’s easy to [...]



“If you learn something from defeat it isn’t a loss.” – Unknown There are a hundred things that impact whether or not your organization is successful. Some of them – change, innovation, [...]


What’s Filling Your Day?

“It takes something more than intelligence to act intelligently.” – Fyodor Dostoevsky Most people who lead businesses are extremely gifted, great learners, willing to try new things, open to new [...]


What’s Your Reason for Being?

“We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.” – Marie Curie By now most of you have probably seem Simon Sinek’s talk about Why. It’s [...]


Is The New Year Really New?

“Vision without action is dreaming, action without vision is passing the time, while visions with action can change the world.” – Joel Barker As each year winds down, we always hear about New [...]


What Will 2019’s Change Look Like?

“We are either progressing or retrograding all the while; there is no such thing as remaining stationary in this life.” – James Freeman Clarke Every year about this time we see published one list [...]