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Moon Shots

By |2019-01-07T15:27:05+00:00January 7th, 2019|

China recently landed a rover on the dark side of the moon and NASA’s New Horizons sent back pictures of a rock 4 billion miles away. What are you aiming for today that would be a stand-out accomplishment?

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2019 Trends

By |2019-01-04T20:49:37+00:00January 4th, 2019|

My crystal ball is as fuzzy as anyone else’s, but I did want to share some trends that I believe are worth paying attention to in 2019. Happy prognosticating! Adoption of EV (electric vehicles) will start to be driven by features and not just by philosophy. Early adopters of EV [...]

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Deals with the Devil

By |2018-11-23T20:57:32+00:00November 23rd, 2018|

The play “Faustus” was written over 400 years ago and is the basis for the term Faustian bargain. Dr. Faustus is the poster boy for deals with the Devil. Tellingly, in the story, the Devil asserts that people create their own hells. It is worth considering to what extent our [...]

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Be on Guard

By |2018-06-26T18:33:30+00:00June 26th, 2018|

Guard your minutes or you will lose your moments: moments to make a difference, work on the big things, discern key trends, savor an experience, make a correction, and a host of other potential opportunities. Junk food is defined as food empty of nutritional content. Don’t trade junk time-consumers for [...]

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It is Not all in Your Head

By |2018-06-22T18:56:27+00:00June 22nd, 2018|

Most coaching for leader or workplace effectiveness is focused on the mental aspects: developing perspective, emotional intelligence, projecting positivity, etc.—all worthy topics. However, there are also physical aspects that should not be ignored and that cannot be compensated for with sole focus on the mental game. Just like a person [...]

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Incompetence

By |2018-05-16T18:45:01+00:00May 16th, 2018|

While low engagement is flogged as a leading cause of poor business performance, incompetence is an obvious, but often, down-played factor. Leaders don’t like to talk about it. Even “experts” like to gloss over it...

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Creativity

By |2018-05-09T21:29:57+00:00May 9th, 2018|

When people say they are not creative they are practicing a form of self-amputation. Creativity is not limited to artists. Creativity is not limited to technology or products....

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Be Spring not a Sponge

By |2018-04-11T17:14:33+00:00April 11th, 2018|

Do not just soak up irritations, problems or emotions of others...

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