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Two Opportunities For Our Time -Mar 30, 2021

You know that things have changed and they keep on changing and nobody was provided a manual for leading with all this going on. That’s the environment that leaders find themselves in right now. All this change and uncertainty has impacted the speaking business, too. I’ve revamped my programs specifically Read More

Resources Through the Noise -Jan 18, 2021

Reading time – 31 seconds  .  .  . The world – and likely your world – is awash in information. That makes it difficult to wade through the noise to find what’s useful to you. That’s just one reason why it’s important that we share the good stuff we find. Read More

Of Course You Do -Dec 22, 2020

Jabbering about multitasking was all the rage as cell phones began to blanket the world. There was talk of greater productivity because doing two things at once would quite obviously cut the time needed to accomplish both. Just do the math, right? Turns out what was obvious just ain’t so, Read More

A New Normal – Always -Oct 01, 2020

Reading time – 39 seconds  .  .  . One of the things I do when delivering a keynote or workshop version of my Fully Alive Leadership – Leading in Uncertain Times program is to poll the audience. There are always discrepancies between the way they report how they themselves are Read More

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

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