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
Persistence may be your problem. Repeating the past won’t create a new future. Successful leaders tenaciously persist. However, clinging to failed strategies until your knuckles turn white won’t make them magically work. It isn’t… Continue reading
He continued standing in his chair until the teacher’s aide firmly planted him in his seat. Defiantly, he glared. Tight lipped he spat, “You pushed me down on the outside but I’m still… Continue reading
A promotion may be the most dangerous time in your career. Within 18 months, 40% of all new managers and executives fail. Success is dangerous. The move from front line employee to supervisor/manager… Continue reading
Photo by Caro Wallis Robert Lindquist observed, “Courage is the power to let go of the familiar.” The real need for courage emerges when leaders say the present is no longer acceptable, our current… Continue reading
Are you still sacrificing the things that matter most on the altar of urgency? Do you say, “Things will be different tomorrow?” I have friends that are sacrificing their spouse, children, friends, and… Continue reading