Let’s start with the notion that you are priceless – an utterly unique mix of experience, judgment and talent. Do you feel resistance to that notion? Not true? Impractical? Culturally irrelevant? Play with me anyway. Let go of those negative ideas for just a minute. Just find that part of you that knows you’re priceless and let’s move on. Next we’ll accept the fact that there are limited resources in any particular situation – a company, a project, a market, a country – whatever. No matter … [Read more...]
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Watching the kerfuffles bubble out of a man's foibles is often entertaining. If the man is the Arnold Schwarzenegger, actor and ex-governor of a bankrupt state, it's just plain gossip worthy. But when that man is the head of the International Monetary Fund, the ramifications can be globally unsettling. Dominique Strauss-Kahn's penchant for using his position of power to excuse a history of fraud and dalliance has cast negotiations between the IMF and already-destabilized countries like Greece, … [Read more...]
Over the years working with executive teams on strategic planning projects, I've developed a few “good advice” themes for non-profit and commercial clients alike. Here are three pieces of advice for leaders: 1. Lead Towards a Vision Impossible 2. Put Yourself Out of Business 3. Be the Best of Who You Are … [Read more...]
When did we give up trying to change the world? When did our dreams of making more people's lives better go to sleep within us? When did we stop believing that we could "beat The System"? When did we allow the jerks and tyrants to run the world simply because we offered no alternative? These questions are as old as time and as young as the last time any one of us turned the other cheek to let ourselves or one of our employees get away with toxic behavior because they "got the job done;" … [Read more...]