Cautious Loyalty?

Has it ever crossed your mind? Loyalty. Organizational loyalty. The loyalty you show. The loyalty you receive. And even if, for what ever reason, you question your current loyalty, where else would you go to find it? Catch 22, isn’t it? Here’s a provocative perspective from a business contact from LinkedIn. Click here to read David Noer’s […]

Exploiting Chaos!

Walking through an airport this week, a book title caught my eye, “Exploiting Chaos“. Why?  If I have to explain this to you, you most likely won’t understand. But, because I’m a sucker for people who want to understand and continuously improve, I’ll give it a brief try here. Chaos is a paradox.  We can […]

LinkedIn Profile Quick Tip

LinkedIn profiles.  How many have you read?  I’ve read a ton. Please forgive me for saying this, “Most of them bore me to tears”. They all say essentially the same thing about the author, “I’m so smart, I’m so smart, I’m so smart”. The intent, noble.  The result, boring.  Why?  Because they all sound the same. Without creativity, […]

Walt Disney Had No MBA

Walt Disney didn’t have an MBA.  Neither did his older brother, Roy Disney. So? So, maybe you don’t need an MBA to be successful.  Maybe you do. There are people in both camps – some insisting it’s mandatory, some it’s a complete waste of time and money. Guess what?  I’m in the middle. I think […]

Know the mistake smart people make?

Wanna know one of the biggest mistakes smart people make? Sophisticated and intelligent, most organizations wordsmith their vision, mission and brand statements for the benefit of looking good to Wall Street and their Board of Directors. Here’s the paradox, in a quote from someone really smart. “Complexity holds people back from acting because they don’t […]