Month: May 2014

The Road to Reinvention

Dear weekly blog readers… It’s hard to believe it has been over three years since the launch of my book on creativity and innovation, Disciplined Dreaming. Today, I am thrilled to announce the debut of my new book, The Road to Reinvention: How to Drive Disruption and Accelerate Transformation. I’m proud of the work and truly believe […]

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What Your Kids Can Teach You About Leadership That Your Boss Cannot

When we think of leadership, we often gravitate toward lessons learned from our bosses (past and present). Generally this practice makes a tremendous amount of sense — longstanding success and a pattern of winning matter. However, by narrowing our focus to only learn from the tenured few, we miss out on many other lessons to […]

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Four Lessons I Learned From My Mom

As the Mother’s Day brunches and barbeques come to a close, many of us spend a few minutes reflecting on the impact our moms have made.  They sacrificed and worked around the clock in a thankless job to prepare us to lead productive adult lives.  This hilarious video illustrates just how outrageous the demands of the world’s […]

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Avoid The Complexity Trap

A marble rolls down a ramp until it triggers a spring that lights a match, which, in turn, ignites a candle. The heat from the candle inflates a balloon, which expands until it pops. The burst of the balloon moves a lever that lifts a barrier holding back a live mouse. The now-freed mouse heads […]

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