Living and Dying

I read Steve Job’s speech to Stanford’s commencement ceremony yesterday.  It’s ironic how fitting his subject matter was.  It seemed like he was speaking directly to me.  Life is strange… Read more »

The Science of Culture

Much has been written about culture and organizations.  We’ve been told that culture reflects beliefs and “norms.”  It’s also a living breathing organism (or beast) infecting those inside the machine. … Read more »

The Opportunity Behind Disappointment

We all have faced the disappointment of losing a job, or being passed over for a promotion.  When (not if) these events happen we are left exposed and fearful.  If… Read more »

History Now

Have you ever thought about how your history is shaped by your present.  How powerful our choices are in light of this.  Be in the moment!

Good Enough

When we evaluate our growth level, we should never be satisfied.  Satisfaction is the enemy of remarkable.  Far too many leaders are satisfied.  It almost seems like there really is… Read more »

Where’s the Serve in Service

My son has issues with food allergies.  Consequently, my family sometimes needs assistance from the medical community.  The day my son was having issues must have been a bad day… Read more »

A Few Things

Do you realize that there are only a few things that we should be focusing on in this life?  I think five or less…When I talked to people these days,… Read more »

Brand You

It’s pretty amazing how much an organization puts into its brand.  Think about the dollars and mental capital used to further a corporate brand.  What’s more amazing is how little… Read more »

Looking for Margin

I spent a good portion of this weekend coordinating a “ministry fair” at my place of worship.  I discovered what it feels like to work with people who know the… Read more »

Keeping The Growth Boat Afloat

Had a good conversation with an associate today.  We talked about sustaining growth in people.  That’s a subject I love to talk about.  I’ve been getting so many clues lately… Read more »


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