In Praise of Doing

I used to excuse my lack of doing with the comfort that I wanted to do something. Passionate sincere wanting without performance is, however, cheap, easy, and self-deluding. Wanting to do something doesn’t… Continue reading

How to choose your leadership-identity

I’m soon to be a grandfather for the fourth time. The first three grandchildren called me Poppi but that’s been shortened to pop. I’ve intentionally chosen my Pop identity. I’m the wacky, fun… Continue reading

Being Negative Creates Positive Value

Image source The depth of the problem determines the value of the solution. Your great ideas always face frivolous dismissal if they don’t solve a painful problem or a felt need. Don’t begin… Continue reading

9 Undeniable Reasons Managers Crash and Burn

9 Undeniable Reasons Managers Crash and Burn Occasional failure is useful if you acknowledge it, fix it, learn from it, and move on. Persistent, recurring failure is not an option. Consistently do only… Continue reading

Verizon’s former CEO – Most Important Advice

Image source This post is based on my conversation with Denny Strigl. Denny was instrumental in launching the first cellular network in the U.S. He eventually became the president and CEO of Verizon… Continue reading

The One Exclusive Secret to Managerial Success

Denny Strigl, former president and CEO of Verizon Wireless explains the secret to managerial success when he says, “Managers have one priority and only one; deliver results.” His book, Managers, Can You Hear Me… Continue reading