Are you bold?

Are you bold?

“Freedom lies in being bold,” said Robert Frost,¬†and much can be said for the bold leader stepping up during trying times. Yet there are stunning examples of leadership boldness gone bad as well, like Volkswagen’s Martin Winterkorn and Turing...
Everything is leadership

Everything is leadership

It turns out leaders can learn a lot from archers, archerists or whatever the correct term is for persons who do¬†archery. The phrase, “everything is aiming,” was quoted in Jono Hey’s most recent sketchplanation. (If you aren’t a Jono Hey fan...
Do nothing

Do nothing

Once again, our friends at Brains on Fire have given us a well-needed kick in the pants. This post has inspired me to get off the frenzied, always-be-productive treadmill that has been my life. When was the last time I spent a chunk of time with no agenda, nothing...
Simple steps to build focus

Simple steps to build focus

Daniel Goleman has a new book titled Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence. Goleman defines distraction as one of the most insidious barriers to performance and provides insight into how to increase focus. While the book provides a number of Smart Practices, learning...