It's inevitable. All execs search for the secret sauce that will fuel success. The next big thing is, well, always BIG When I read about what makes great companies great - and lousy ones lousy - I sense that one factor always comes into play;...Read More
The idea that life, let alone leadership, can be informed by those who are dying, seems counter-intuitive at first. Of course, it isn't. People who face death, especially, those who've lived long lives, can see things more clearly than those of us who are still...Read More
Most people consider the question, who am I, to be some deep, cosmic idea that defies a clear answer. Further, most people think it's a question one can address only after you've got more than a few decades of living under your belt. Wrong on both...Read More
The idea of 'retirement' continues to lose currency with so many men and women who have better things to do than spend their days on the golf course or traveling (not there's anything wrong with these activities). What people do seem to want is a degree...Read More
I keep reading about kids who go astray, or who try to be someone they're not, so they'll be popular with their peers. All of this makes me a little bit crazy, for I believe that, best intentions aside, many parents fail to help their...Read More
Crack your identity code and the contours of your life will shift. You will not only come out stronger, you will come out larger — larger in heart, larger in influence, and larger in your capacity to love and be loved. For this free resource please...Read More
I'm mad as hell and I guess I'm going to have to continue to take it! Although, I am not a registered Republican, I am a registered American and have been watching in disbelief as the Republican Party has devolved into a playground full of recalcitrant...Read More
Ever wonder why the new year inspires so many resolutions? And why so many don't stick? On the surface, it's pretty funny. For instance, you see dozens of new faces at the gym starting in January, most of whom have left by the end of...Read More
12. I can’t get the number out of my head. It must be the season…the 12 days of Christmas, the 12 months of the year, even being on the cusp of 2012.
We’re not just in the season of 12s; we’re also in the season of believing. In family, in friendship, in giving, in — yes, for some — even Santa Claus. So, I have chosen to offer up a little “belief” quiz.
Here you go:
Facebook is now aggressively challenging Google’s growing success in social media—especially in relation to music, video and mobile services—aiming to maintain its innovator’s edge. In its massive makeover, however, it is also succeeding in offending Facebook loyalists who are less than thrilled with many of the changes. Worse, in some peoples’ eyes,
… Maybe that’s an over-statement, but it holds some truth. In the words of one CEO, The Times article continues: “You don’t have to train machines.”
In many ways, the seismic shift we’re seeing in the jobs economy towards more highly skilled workers calls for people—especially, the unemployed and underemployed—to clarify,
Just back from my second trip to Tanzania. It was a memorable experience on all fronts, including close encounters with lions and other ‘big five’ species: elephants, giraffe, zebra, and hippos (OK, not so close with the hippos). We trekked through the bush, accompanied by Maasai warriors carrying bows and
We live in a time of purpose-driven companies and purpose-driven lives. One of the groups that promotes the power of purpose is the Conscious Capitalism Institute (CCI). As someone who knows how powerful purpose can be when it is authentically derived (read: innate identity), I’m a fan. But, oh, the challenges.