What These Kids Taught This Senator

What These Kids Taught This Senator

“We need your leadership.” These four words stayed with me this week after I listened to a podcast produced by the NY Times called “Promise and Peril of the Green New Deal.” In it, they recount the story about how a group of children confronted Senator Dianne...
How a Street Sweeper Touched My Heart

How a Street Sweeper Touched My Heart

A few years ago, I was on vacation at Disney World with my wife and three kids. I dislike crowds and hate standing in line, especially in the heat. I’m not even a fan of Disney’s long library of stories. So, you can imagine my mood when I was given the assignment of...
Every Strategy Needs This

Every Strategy Needs This

Every strategy needs people who are willing and capable of playing their part in its implementation. That’s why I like to say that every strategy needs a cast. Let’s remember how a strategy is defined. A strategy consists of a sequence of activities, usually...
Strategic or not? Behaviors of a Strategist

Strategic or not? Behaviors of a Strategist

I spent the last month writing about the importance of having a destination and a road map. There’s more to be said. We all know that once we begin a journey we’re forced to confront the terrain ahead of us. Even the best road map can fail to get some people to the...
My Message for Millennials

My Message for Millennials

“Life has always been hard, but many millennials are unequipped to deal with the particular ways in which it’s become hard for us.” These aren’t my words. They were written by Anne Helen Petersen in her recent BuzzFeed article “How Millennials Became the Burnout...