Day: March 25, 2020

Sunday Sketch

Of all things not business and leadership related: One of my best pals is back from running the Boston marathon.  As he was relaying tales…

Reimagine

One thing. Professional or personal. What could it look like if it were different? What do you want it to look like? Start there.

The Quicksand Effect

Is when you’re continually pulled into the daily and unable to focus on the strategic where you add the greatest value. What’s the strategic? The…

Sunday Sketch

Of all things not business and leadership related: The open-faced savory croissant at Boulted Bread is a thing of culinary beauty and taste.  Ricotta spread…

Your Negative Split

Running a negative split means running the second half of a race faster than the first. It’s often used for longer distances, like marathons. What…

Culture as Competitive Edge

Is the keynote I’m delivering at today’s WICT Leadership Conference. If you think culture is one of those squishy business notions, the convergence between it…

Want to Go to Italy?

I’m thinking about hosting a leadership retreat in Montepulciano next year. Surrounded on either side by the Val di Chiana and the Val D’Orcia, the…

Push, Pull

Push someone to their potential, not to 5 days on site in the office (you won’t win). Pull someone to the higher vision you see,…

Burn and Churn

Those organizations that do not greet the convergence of culture and talent retention as an opportunity to become more competitive, risk burning through dollars and…

Truckin’ Tunes

A number of you resonated with yesterday’s blog, below are 3 tunes that have been on repeat: Aerosmith’s “Dream On.”  Its gradual build on the…

Releasing the Brakes

I’m back to running hills at my favorite old trail, a gift from the pup I’d been walking. Winding through the woods, the trail isn’t…

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