Category Archive: Leading

25 CEO’s List 20 Things that Keep them up at Night

I had dinner last evening with 25 CEO’s. Before dinner, each one answered the question, “What keeps you up at night?” Here’s a sampling from the conversation. Growing small and sticking to our… Continue reading

Legacy: Define Power – Determine Purpose – Discover Passion

“We don’t get burned out because of what we do. We get burned out because we forget why we do it.” Jon Gordon, co-author of, “Life Word,” with Dan Britton and Jimmy Page.… Continue reading

5 Ways to Create The Invisible Advantage

The opposite of innovation isn’t stagnation. It’s slow miserable defeat. The future belongs to organizations that view innovation as an expression of who they are, not something they do. A culture of innovation… Continue reading

93% of Successful Companies Abandon Their Original Strategy

I spent an hour discussing strategy with a group of 24 leaders. What I know is that the best ideas are yet to emerge. If you succeed, you most likely will let go… Continue reading

5 Ways to Achieve Remarkable Results by Making the Big Ask

You limit the potential of your team if you can’t ask them to take on big challenges. Ask people to do a lot if you expect them to achieve a lot. Ask people to… Continue reading

The Longer you Work at Improving the Same Thing, the Fewer Improvements you Make

Gold Medal sprinters work endless hours to shave a millisecond off their time. At the beginning, they made giant strides. The longer you work at improving the same thing, the fewer improvements you… Continue reading