Posted in July 2010

Linchpin

Are you essential, absolutely necessary, incapable of being disregarded? The real question to ask is: are you indispensable? In today’s changed economy, this is arguably the most important question to ask yourself. Why? Because if anyone can do it, anyone will do it. If anyone will do it, it’s not that special. If it’s not … Continue reading

To Reach The Clouds

One dream. Years of training. Months of illegal planning. Six accomplices. Two towers. One wire. One man. 1,368 ft. in the air…and 45 minutes that made the world turn their heads. You could settle the management/leadership section of your local bookstore, read every book on the shelves and miss one of the most compelling leadership stories ever told. To Reach … Continue reading

Drive

On Aug. 28, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial and repeatedly spoke the word "dream" into the heart of history and the flames of the Civil Rights Movement. There is no doubt that one of King's greatest contributions to the era, among many, was motivating a generation to … Continue reading

The Lencioni Essentials

The cost of poor leadership is too great.  The potential impact of great leadership is too valuable.  So you will get a recommendation from me as often as I feel compelled to share one. This week’s recommendation is a series of books I recommend more frequently than any other book by far, by one of … Continue reading