The Exit Strategy Decision

Often, dissonant ideas show up simultaneously. Such is the case for me the past couple of weeks as I have been exploring new opportunities for personal and professional growth. Yes! I’m experiencing another one of my “3 year itches” . . . It seems that, for my entire life, I’ve had this masochistic need to […]

Put me in Coach

There’s a lot we can learn from Sports. Of course, there’s no “I” in “TEAM.” No one likes a sore loser. The players who “Leave it ALL on the court EVERY game” are usually the best performers. While the team must execute properly, it’s the coach who builds and teaches them the strategy they’re executing. […]

Monday Morning Coffee – What Good are Leaders?

Good Monday Morning! The past few weeks have been chock full of surprises on many levels for many people. Markets are shifting, Technology is morphing, EVERYTHING seems to be CHANGING – Always! Wouldn’t it be great if you could simply make a plan and actually stick to THAT plan from conception to Mission Accomplishment without […]

Doing it even though you know you don’t have to . . .

Even when it doesn’t fit your job description, will you do it? What if you’re in a situation in which someone else is lazy, or distracted, or just being an idiot and not pulling their weight? Will you do it anyway? Will you pick up their dropped balls? Folks who say: “YES!” without hesitation understand […]

Earned Success

Seth Godin NAILS it in this blog post: Denying facts you don’t like  “Transformational leaders don’t start by denying the world around them. Instead, they describe a future they’d like to create instead.” There’s a “Leadership crisis” in our country these days. I think many of the “leaders” are confused because they’re doing more explaining […]