Are You an Essential Leader?

This week I was a guest at UnleashWD, a conference founded by Dirk Beveridge to foster innovation in the wholesale distribution business. The industry, which creates about 5% of the private sector jobs in the U.S., faces the extraordinary pressures seen by most “middlemen” today, including new, innovative competitors.  Amazon launched its own supply business last […] Read moreRead More»

Dear Email, Maybe It’s Time We Saw Other People

  Dear Email, It isn’t you, it’s me. No, really. You see, this weekend I successfully unplugged for the first time in… in too long, I admit. When I fired things up Monday morning, well… I realized just how codependent we’ve become. I think it’s time maybe we started seeing other people. This is for […] Read moreRead More»


Three Known Causes of Death: Lead Paint, Asbestos, and PowerPoints!

Three known causes of premature human death are exposure to lead paint, asbestos, and PowerPoint presentations. The frightening reality is only two of these have been forcefully removed from our everyday lives. Many organizations still use PowerPoint presentations to communicate strategies with the hope of building understanding, while developing ownership and commitment. Some leaders even have […] Read moreRead More»

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