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Getting Comfortable w/ School Failure

Over the last decade a growing number of business books have touted the benefits of failing (e.g., The Wisdom of Failure, The Power of Failure, Failing Forward, etc.). Rather than … Continue reading

January 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Risky Business

Last week, I had the chance to speak to a group about innovation. One of the things I like to do during speaking engagements is turn the tables a bit … Continue reading

January 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Recruitment Tales – 6 Things I Wish I Could Tell Applicants

One of my clients is a fast-growing technology company. Part of my work with them has been focused on growing their applicant pool and then from that pool, identifying talent … Continue reading

July 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Have you been amazed today?

Right now, I am sitting in my hotel room trying to get some work done and am looking out the room window which overlooks LAX airport. Instead of being annoyed … Continue reading

July 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Power of a Well-Timed Question

As I noted in my previous blog post, I was in Washington DC¬†on a policy trip with my Pepperdine colleagues (Go Waves!), and we were privileged to spend some time … Continue reading

June 3, 2014 · 1 Comment

It Couldn’t Be Done & Dr. Barry Black

Last week, I enjoyed a fantastic three-day session with my Pepperdine organizational leadership colleagues in DC. One of the highlights of that trip was a session with Reverend Barry Black, … Continue reading

May 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

True Partner = Walks the Walk & Little Talks

A favorite leadership quote of mine that is attributed to Ralph Waldo Emerson is: “What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.” It is a … Continue reading

December 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Ethics of Population Control Mandates

One of the issues that has come up several times during our India trip here in India has been related to population control. Up to this point, I have remained … Continue reading

May 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

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