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What About the Cable Guy? -Jul 27, 2020

Reading time – 58 seconds  – a little longer than usual – for a really good reason.  .  . The coronavirus crisis has caused millions of us to work from home, which is why I found myself in my home office annex – the back yard patio – on a Read More

Creativity and Hope -May 19, 2020

Reading time – a little longer than usual – about 1:56  .  .  . Peggy Noonan’s piece in the May 7 Wall Street Journal  told of a need for hope to get us out of our malaise and get this economic train chugging forward. She interviewed Ken Langone, a founder Read More

We Need Your Ideas and So Do You -Apr 23, 2020

Reading time – 39 seconds; Viewing time – 1:44  .  .  . We humans are odd critters in many ways. One of them is that we’re uncomfortable seeing a problem that needs to be solved that doesn’t get fixed. If we don’t do anything about it, not only will we Read More

DePaul University -Apr 07, 2020

Reading time – 24 seconds; Viewing time – 16:57  .  .  . Every semester my former Vistage CEO member Bruce Leech, now Executive Director of the Coleman Entrepreneurial Center at DePaul University in Chicago, asks me to present to his senior year students. It’s immensely rewarding and fun to be Read More

Communication v3.0 -Mar 19, 2020

Reading time – 38 seconds  .  .  . Communication is one of the most difficult things human beings do. It is fraught with opportunity for creating conflict. Indeed, communication guru Lee Thayer tells us, “The fundamental result of all communication is misunderstanding.” Communication is best done face-to-face, because we get Read More

High BLM -Jul 30, 2019

Reading time – 39 seconds; Viewing time – 1:25  .  .  . Of course you’re focused on the bottom line. And there really is more to leadership and performance and a new study by Baylor University lays it out for us. What they found is what you know if you’ve Read More

Sparks -Jul 10, 2019

Reading time – 38 seconds; Viewing time – 1:41  .  .  . Delivering a series of executive workshops in Southern California recently gave me an opportunity to first visit with my brother. He’s been trying to sell his house for quite a while and I went there hoping to help Read More

Tag, You’re It -Jan 22, 2019

Reading time – 37 seconds; Viewing time – 1:21  .  .  . During the Q & A sessions following my keynote presentations and workshops one of the frequently asked questions sounds like this: “What you’ve taught us is great, but I have several layers of leaders and I can’t possibly Read More

How Ya Gonna Keep ‘Em? -Dec 20, 2018

Reading time – 39 seconds; Viewing time – 2:09  .  .  . Near the beginning of my keynotes and workshops I often ask attendees what their biggest leadership challenge is. In the last couple of years I’ve commonly heard about the challenge of finding qualified people to fill job openings. Read More

What Would President Eisenhower Say? -Dec 11, 2018

Reading time – 39 seconds; Viewing time – 2:14   .  .  . Here’s President Eisenhower on leadership: “.  .  .  I tell you this: you do not lead by hitting people over the head. Any damn fool can do that, but it’s usually called ‘assault’ – not ‘leadership’.” That Read More

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