Thoughts on Life & Leadership

A Junto Strategy Project

Not All ?’s are Equal

I’ve posted before on the topic of questions and the impact of a well-timed question for an individual or organization. Based on some recent conversations/topic trends I’ve been watching on … Continue reading

January 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Symbols vs. Words — Symbols Win Every Time

Do your organizational symbols speak much louder than your leaders’ words? Let me illustrate what I am trying to get at with this question. The other day I was driving … Continue reading

January 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Say “No” to New Year’s Resolutions

This year I am saying “no” to New Year’s resolutions. While I realize that for many New Year’s is a time to set new goals and get a fresh start, … Continue reading

January 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Ethics, Legitimacy & the NFL

To say that the past few weeks have been bad for the NFL is an understatement. From horrible images of domestic violence against women and children to organizations flip-flopping on … Continue reading

September 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Leadership Arm-Chair Quarterbacking

This post is in honor of football season coming into full swing. As a major football fan, I am so happy that fall has arrived. But onto more “serious” matters. … Continue reading

September 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

What success really looks like.

I came across this drawing on LinkedIn the other day. To me, this graphic really hits the nail on the head when it comes to showing how success is achieved. So often … Continue reading

August 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Is Your New Organizational Initiative Being Undermined by Change Snakes

I had an interesting conversation a few weeks ago with a woman as we were both waiting for our delayed flight. After we got past the usual formalities of beginning a … Continue reading

August 7, 2014 · 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 Danger of “Expert” Half-Truth Wisdom

Recently I came across an article with an attention-grabbing title: “‘Do What You Love’ is Horrible Advice.” Of course I had to click on the article and see what was … Continue reading

June 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hearing What Is Not Said

One of the traits of a great leader is the ability to see the layers of a situation. This is not an easy trait and tendency to develop. We are … Continue reading

June 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

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