It Is A Great Day If…

Until people can be allowed to think systematically, they’ll never be able to think big. They will not be engaged until they can see the whole system. This is the primary job of leaders: to help their people see the big picture by helping them think through the “how” and “why” behind it and, most importantly, their role in contributing to it…. Read More»

Building an Inspired Workplace

Simon Sinek and I had a chance to sit down and talk about what ended up being a focus on various inputs to build an inspired workplace. Whether it be shifting away from the soulless manner in which we view employees as resources or learning what it means to serve those who serve others, leadership […] Read moreRead More»

Neglecting Your Shadow Could be Your Demise

Napoleon Boneparte (1769-1821) is best remembered for what he represented to those who wrote about him.  Truly, he was a conundrum for scholars and historians alike.  Germain de Staёl, a principal opponent and prolific writer of her time, commented that he was “neither good nor violent, neither gentle nor cruel.  ” Having joined the artillery […] Read moreRead More»

Why Community Building Is Vital for Business

Tim McDonald, Huffington Post’s Director of Community, sheds light on the important role of community managers, the skills of a community manager, and why communities are not networks. Communities require care and thoughtfulness. It’s a relationship that cannot be neglected if a business wants to remain relevant in a social world. For any of us […] Read moreRead More»

The Flat Revolution: What Makes Today So Different From 1958

Want to know the main reason that people start companies? And I don’t just mean to say this is number one by a percentage point or two. Not hardly. This is number one hands down, far and away – it’s not even close. Formally or informally, I’ve interviewed company founders my entire life, which is to say for decades now. Hundreds of founders at least, though I’m fairly confident the real number is actually in the thousands. And again and again, some variation of this is what they tell me drove them to leave the comfort of the well-trod career path to start their own company…… Read More»

Reinvent Yourself. Here’s How in Ten Simple Steps.

My guest this week on ExchangeGain TV is Dorie Clark, a professor at Duke’s executive MBA program, columnist at Forbes and Harvard Business Review, and author of Reinventing You – and let me tell you, she knows first-hand what self-reinvention is all about!! Dorie’s own career starts from Harvard Divinity School, to journalist, […] Read moreRead More»

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