Merging & Purging

Location: DFW International Airport   Time: 7:00am    Situation: US Airways flight pre-boarding announcements “Ladies and Gentlemen, we will begin the boarding process in approximately 20 minutes.” “The plane you are boarding holds 120 passengers. Of...

Dream a (very) Little Dream

I’m currently witnessing a very interesting example of the adult mind-set. My colleague, Dr. Price Pritchett, is delivering the 4th installment in a series of talks regarding “You2” (as in “You Squared”, not a cleverly disguised manifesto...

Fear the Hidden Message

I received this message from the President of the ICF (International Coaching Federation) as part of a monthly ICF update. There’s a huge nugget of wisdom in these words, can you find it? President’s Message The sustainability of coaching   When I left my...

5 Leadership Fads to Ignore (and put the fork down)

5 Leadership Fads to Ignore – Yahoo! Small Business Advisor.   Steve Tobak is a bright guy. To summarize the link above, Mr. Tobak is suggesting you ignore concepts that are being re-packaged under a new name. In that respect, we agree; Leadership/Management...

One more thing….have a point.

I just returned from beautiful Barcelona, where I was fortunate enough to spend a handful of days with the fine people of Bayer AG. Yes, I know that in one sentence I “big-timed” you and name-dropped, but we’re all friends here. My job? I was...