Today we celebrate the right to chase the dream. Or in the language of our forefathers, we celebrate the right to pursue of happiness. We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and [...]
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I mentioned last week I wanted to get you more insights into books I think are worth attention. Today, I want to share with you Peter Sims new book, Little Bets. Peter is a Silicon Valley type, from Stanford…and he’s written a great book that anyone could use and get something from. If there was [...]
I’ve been wanting to find a way to share with you books worth reading. Finally, I’ve settled on doing an interview. I’ve asked Pam Fox Rollin, a coach and leadership expert, & the new author of 42 Rules for Your New Leadership Role: The Manual They Didn’t Hand You When You Made VP, Director, or [...]
We are all connected. We mostly know that. Do we also realize that who we hang with affects our moods, what we think about as valid, it shows up in our decisions, and it affects what we create? Maybe. This week, I worked with an editor to create my first post for the HBR (Harvard [...]
Friend/colleague writes he saw this “On the shelf at my local Barnes and Noble. In UTAH. So cool.” It’s always the little things that can help brighten a day, isn’t it? What’s your little thing?
For years now, our clients have let us build a different kind of strategy with them. They’ve let us not only catalyze and define the big idea, but they let us work with them to translate that big idea into a plan and approach that everyone buys into and ultimately makes real.
We are all telling ourselves stories every day about what is good, what is bad, what is hard and what is easy. What I’ve been telling myself in my role as newbie author is not working for me right now. The story from James Carroll blog yesterday brought this idea to clarity: “Near the end [...]
Many people have helped me pick the title of my new book in contributing ideas or reviewing options. It seemed only fair to update you now that we’ve made the decision. (in this case, we means the great team at O’Reilly and myself). The book is about a way to do collaborative strategy within firms. [...]
Chris, my physical trainer and all around nice guy, recommended Lamb to me and it had me laughing out loud while thinking about my faith in new ways. The story is about “Biff”, the sidekick friend of Joshua (ala Jesus) and aims to fill in about 30 years that are missing from the bible to [...]
So I do sit, and think, and write. I do it from coffee shops. I do it in the middle of the night when my son and husband are asleep so i don’t take away from family tie. And after all my solace to think, I start to iterate and shape and mold ideas further with this collaborative team. And then I meet with lots of people who guide and shape and restructure and critique. Hard, and time consuming, but also fruitful.