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The Race to First

Is not paved with lackluster talent. Is yours the type of organization and leadership that attracts, retains, — and develops – the best? For more…

1 Seat!

Has opened for Tuesday night’s virtual session on Strategic Emergence, and there is currently no one on the waitlist. At 6pm ET on November 17th,…

When Things Slide Sideways

These were among the topics at last night’s Magnificent Leadership® Executive Forum where Brad Wilson, CEO Emeritus of BCBS of NC, joined us for an…

To Our Veterans

To all of those who serve, and have served, in our armed forces — and to your families — we say thank you. Happy Veterans…

Ever Since Last Week’s Election

I’ve been asking myself one question: How can business leaders help our nation to heal? Write to me directly if you’re interested in joining a…

Curiosity as Disruptor

When we think of the competencies required of leaders, I’m not sure that curiosity springs to mind. And we might want to reconsider that. Because…

Succession Equals Growth

I wish I could think of a cool-sounding, exciting name for one of the most critical, but-often-put-on-the back-burner elements of business and leadership success. Developing…

The Courage to Wait

There are two kinds of courage. The courage of action, to move toward something. And the courage of patience, to wait. You can make the…

2 Questions

What went expectedly well this year?  Why? Unexpectedly?  And, why? Well, that’s four. In my work with clients on their Strategic Emergence, these are two…

Live Session on November17

Although we’ve grown accustomed to this new era of leadership and business, there is still much to come. And much to do. The Magnificent Leadership®…

What Cannot Be Stolen

True Story: In my previous career as a cut flower farmer, another grower, whose operation I’d visited out in the Midwest, called and asked how…

No Going Back

I was saying to my best friend on our weekly Tuesday night call that this is the longest stretch – ever, since her kids were…

10 Weeks

That’s it. 2020 will be gone. And if you’re thinking that can’t come soon enough, I get it.  It’s been a heck of a year,…