Category: Articles

What have you done today to create meaning and purpose as a leader?

Gallup’s recent “State of the American Workplace” report indicates that U.S. workers are increasingly confident about the economy and ready to leave their current jobs. What are they looking for?  The ...... Continue »

The Value of Vision

We’ve worked with many clients who have asked us, “Why is having a vision so important—we’re working hard and making our numbers, we’re experiencing success, overall things are pretty good. ...... Continue »

Minding the Gap

Minding the Gap: Reconnecting with your employee culture By the look in her eyes and the urgency in her voice, I knew my client was feeling overwhelmed and frustrated. It was ...... Continue »

Why would anyone want to be led by you?

When it comes to leadership, are you a finished product? Are you as good as it gets? Or do you believe that leadership is more of a practice—something that resembles more ...... Continue »

In Business & Bobsledding: Think Beyond the Trends

How many of you remember the 1993 Disney movie Cool Runnings? It’s the feel-good movie about the first Jamaican bobsled team overcoming adversity and competing in the winter Olympics. While ...... Continue »

Creative Confidence: Book Review

In design and innovation circles, few organizations are held up with the awed reverence with which IDEO and the Stanford “d school” are, and in both cases that has a ...... Continue »