You. Must. Act.

“The only man who never makes a mistake is the man who never does anything.” – Theodore Roosevelt Last week in this space I encouraged people to try & avoid groundhog years.  Get out and do [...]


Light The Way

“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself.  Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” – George Bernard [...]


Get Unstuck, Part II

“You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.” – C.S. Lewis Last week in this space I made the point that as human beings we have a tendency [...]


Get Unstuck

“In times of turbulence, the greatest danger isn’t the turbulence – it’s to act with yesterday’s logic.” – Peter Drucker One of the things that’s great about humans is that we can learn from our [...]


No Coasting Allowed

“No matter what you have done in your life, the world is changing, and you must change too.  You must have the humility to accept that it doesn’t matter how successful you are, you must continue [...]


It’s Coming

“It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations, if you live near him.” – J.R.R. Tolkien I had the good fortunate a few weeks ago to be chatting with a group of extremely [...]


Get Started Already

“You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.” – Joe Sabah If you read what I posted last week in this space, this might sound like a repeat.  And it mostly is, with [...]


You Actually Have To Do It

“Few days are sunny.  Few days are perfect.  Instead, most days have something wrong with them, us, or others.  Stop waiting for perfect days and start marching forward.” – Jim Collins Early in [...]


Vision is Not Optional

“Drive thy business or it will drive thee.” – Benjamin Franklin A few weeks ago, someone forwarded to me a survey that had been taken of business leaders around the globe.  These leaders were [...]


Everything Has An Impact

“If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today.  As of this second, quit doing less-than-excellent work.” – Thomas Watson One thing I hear almost every organization talk about is [...]