A Slower Kind of Fast

“What comes easy won’t last long, and what lasts long won’t come easy.” – Unknown We spend a lot of time as leaders talking about the pace of change in today’s world.  We have to be agile and [...]


Plan to Adapt

“It’s a bad plan that admits of no modification.” – Publilius Syrus It’s the understatement of the year to say that we live in a world that’s constantly changing.  Right now, most leaders feel [...]


You Don’t Have The Answers

“I love to doubt as well as know.” – Dante Alighieri One of the ideas we get in our heads as leaders is that we have to have answers. People come to us with problems and we feel like we’re [...]


Yes, You Should Be Talking About Strategy

“You may not be interested in strategy, but strategy is interested in you.” – Leon Trotsky It goes without saying that we live in a world of rapid, major, sometimes overwhelming change.  Very few [...]


Change Means You Too

“When we are no longer able to change a situation…we are challenged to change ourselves.” – Viktor Frankl We talk with our clients a lot about the importance of being agile as an [...]


Get Going

“A good plan implemented today is better than a perfect plan implemented tomorrow.” – George S. Patton One of the struggles of leading in today’s world is the feeling that you don’t always have [...]


Are You Agile?

“In times of rapid change, experience could be your worst enemy.” – J. Paul Getty I have the great fortune of working with a lot of terrific leaders. They share a bunch of characteristics, but [...]


3 Thoughts On Planning & Agility

“It’s a bad plan that admits of no modification.” – Publilius Syrus One of the parts of my career I enjoy the most is helping organizations plan for their future. One of the parts that’s less [...]