Posts Tagged future

Abandon the Chain Gang

The topic of leadership is fascinating.  So much is being written and said every day in books, news media, TV, blogs.  A Google search this morning offered 148 million opportunities to learn something about leadership.  Where to begin? My long wall full of leadership books offers a decent range.  Some books have elements with numbers: [...]

Grand Navigation

It first hit me on a cold rainy day in 1983.  I was a gung-ho, athletic officer candidate at Ft. Benning, Georgia, standing in the rain, 5 miles from the nearest paved road, listening to an Army Ranger prep our company for our “pass-or-get-cut” land navigation test. “If you don’t know where you are going, [...]

Higher Bars

  ‘Tis the season: strategic planning, goal setting, business planning season.  The time when we stare in the rear view mirror and review the road already traveled this year.  We examine the wake, scan the data, assess our “success”.   What was accomplished?  How well did we execute?  What did we learn? It has been a [...]

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