Envisioning and crafting a custom-built future

My eyes are extremely near-sighted. That means they are able to focus only a very short distance from my retinas. It’s particularly helpful when I need to remove a splinter from my finger; I can bring it right up to my eyeballs, detect the minutest detail, and nimbly extract the problem. But if I ever Read More

Gaining credibility in crisis

Something has gone drastically wrong and, like it or not, you’re involved. What now? Say you’re the supervising engineer at Three Mile Island when the alarms indicate a nuclear meltdown in progress. – Or the CEO of Johnson & Johnson when someone poisons your brand’s Tylenol capsules. – Or the County Sheriff as massive wildfires Read More

Live what you believe

Your mission, should you choose to accept, is to live the difference-making life of an effective leader. Your gallant acts in the workplace will be challenged by cynics, skeptics, scoffers and mockers. So what. Your bold morality is exactly what’s needed to lift the humdrum to the superb, the ordinary to extraordinary, and the dream Read More