One Word… Vision (Part 2)

Last week, I began a post on Vision. I shared my working definition and my case for why it matters. Realizing you probably already know it matters, I wanted to follow up with a few ideas on how to create one. So, let’s assume you get it – conceptually, but you...

One Word… Vision (Part 1)

This is the next installment of posts about words that impact leaders on a daily basis. Last week, I talked about Data and how it can help us lead at a higher level – if used properly. Today, one of the most important words in a leader’s life… Vision. First,...

Leaders Create the Future

One of the challenges of our role as leaders is the need to think about today and tomorrow. Leaders who focus too much on today will sacrifice tomorrow and leaders who over invest in the future jeopardize today. This heads up – future orientation and heads down –...
What's Your Cause?

What's Your Cause?

Last week, I attended the TED Conference. If you don’t know about TED, I’ve written several posts in the past (here’s the most recent). While making my way home, I reviewed my notes from over 100 speakers and was struck by the diversity of causes addressed over the...