Just out of reach

Image source by kjherstin Many barely make it through the day. They’re dominated by the tyranny of the urgent, exhausted and frustrated. You may need something just out of reach for inspiration. Not… Continue reading

iLeadership by Jay Elliot

“The Steve Jobs Way: iLeadership for a New Generation,” is several books in one. It’s the personal story of staggering success, painful failure, persistent struggle and white hot passion. Sometimes it reads like… Continue reading

Refocus on People

  Focusing on projects motivates leaders to pressure people to work harder, faster, and smarter. Enhance productivity by addressing human need. Speaking into needs: People need security. Insecure people expend energy searching for security. Insecurity… Continue reading

How was Jay Elliot changed by Steve Jobs?

A conversation with Jay Elliot, the former Sr. V.P. at Apple, must eventually swing to the enigmatic Steve Jobs. I didn’t ask about Steve. Jay just began talking. He spoke as if his… Continue reading

A Sliver of Light

Things that don’t make sense have more potential than things that do. Things that make sense confirm, stabilize, or enhance things you already know. Things that don’t make sense are slivers of light… Continue reading

Great Leaders aren’t Emotional

Steve Jobs was 25 when Jay Elliot joined Apple. Back then, Steve used to say, “Don’t trust anyone over 30, except Jay.” That’s the kind of guy Jay Elliot is, he draws people… Continue reading