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Getting ‘Unstuck’

Early Arthurian legend said that “the land and the king are one.” In most of the versions, start...

In Praise of Dust

I would rather be ashes than dust! I would rather that my spark should burn out in a brilliant blaze...

How to Listen (It’s Not Easy)

Back in 2013, I wrote here about a group of practitioners’ consensus on listening as a powerful un...

The Business Value of Listening

In 1993 (still the dark ages for technology), I was VP of sales for a patient education publisher in...

Changing of the Guard

Last month, all over the country, we experienced a change in leadership. With the elections behind u...

The Mindful Leader

Mindfulness as a leadership concept is becoming trendy. I worry when something this foundational bec...

What’s Your Story?

I am working this week in Kosovo, facilitating a leadership development workshop. The recent history...

It Is What It Is … Today

One of the more frustrating phrases I see in offices and on leaders’ walls is the phrase “It is ...

The Cost of Winning at All Costs

I am a big fan of the Ryder Cup, the biannual golf competition between the United States and Europe,...