Tag: Magnificent Leadership®

Rightful Companions

“It’s supposed to be hard,” she said. I’m working on my book, staring at a blank page a lot of the time. My friend told…

Post-Pie Reading

In the spirit of Thanksgiving this week in the US, wishing you and yours an abundance of all good things. Want some reading post-pie?  Check…

Leading Into the Future

How do we lead into the future? How will we tackle the challenges before us?  Where will we put our focus, time, and attention? Who…

News!

If you’re a moviegoer (and, frankly, even if you’re not), you’ll likely want to get to a theater next month when Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime…

Brad Wilson

CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
A history major with a graduate degree in liberal studies and a JD, Brad never intended to become a CEO.  In our conversation, he talks about leading through times of uncertainty, the courage to be vulnerable, and surrounding himself with dissenting opinion.
We are living in a revolutionary time in healthcare… If you look at any revolution that’s ever occurred in history, when the revolution happens, there’s fear, there’s uncertainty, there are voids that need to be filled… And guess who fills them?  Leaders.
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When Leaders Aspire

Remember Sandro’s?  My favorite Italian restaurant in NY that I had on my must-get-to-list for eight years before  finally getting there in January? Well, I…

Lincoln on Leadership

You know that question? The one about with whom you’d most like to have dinner? Abe Lincoln. Hands down. So you can imagine my excitement…

Legacy

I’ve been fostering a very sweet, exuberant, one year old German Shepherd who’s not had much socialization or training. Which has left me laughing and…

No Endurance, No Speed

Whenever I return to running from a lull in mileage or frequency, I’m asking my legs to bear the discomfort of beginning, of carrying me…

Really Smart

“I bet you work with some really smart people.” A colleague was remarking on my work with CEOs and senior executives. Yes. They’re really smart.…

Telling Stories

I’m a reader, with books often stashed into my carry-on and set in small stacks beside the couch. Lately I’ve been on a fiction bender…

Oasis

The doors of the Mandarin Oriental in Las Vegas opened to an oasis of calm. A feat, given the hotel’s location on the strip, where…

Simply Masterful

The Upper East Side Italian restaurant had been on my list for a long time, maybe eight years.  And each time I’d been in NY,…

A Community of One

My best friend sent me a video about a baby elephant struggling to survive. Rejected by his herd and quite sick, the future for baby…

Three Lists

On my New Year’s beach retreat, I wrote down what I would leave behind in 2015, what I would take with me, and what I…

Science, Meet Inspiration

I just saw the movie, The Martian.  For those of you who haven’t: Matt Damon’s character, astronaut Mark Watney, is unwittingly left behind on Mars…

Happy Holidays

Wishing you all good things this holiday season and a new year filled with aspiration and magnificence.    

Motivation

Sandy-colored hair.  Lean.  Topaz-brown eyes that were slightly asymmetrical.  A face full of character with a bit of bad boy mischief. My kind of guy. That…

Ascending

Steep but not impossible.  Even for a novice like me.  The trail was well-marked but rocky, sometimes wet.  And the weather was perfect.  The cool…

October 6 + 7, 2021