The longterm impact of Steve Jobs?May 7, 2015
Much of my life for the past two decades has involved leaders and their personal and organizational storytelling. Consequently,...00
Heroes of modern leadershipMay 1, 2015
Every so often, probably a few times a year, I receive some sort of request to speak or write...
Systems thinking, liberal arts education, and learning languageSeptember 12, 2014
Systems thinking seems to be crossing my path these days. Or, is it perhaps my current mindset that causes...
Some life lessons from artistic pursuitsJune 27, 2014
Last week, I wrote of an example of deliberate practice from my past: studying theatre and performing with Bernard Uzan...
Steve Jobs and the lessons of his early life experienceMay 15, 2014
In my coaching and teaching, I often speak of the general public’s misconception that people who emerge as world...
A cable, a motherboard and a fenceMay 8, 2014
You may be wondering what this title is all about. What can these three items possibly have in common,...
Steve Jobs and the “holy wars”April 10, 2014
When I read a recent headline in the Financial Times that proclaimed “Steve Jobs promised a ‘holy war’ on Google” it made...
The power of simplicityJune 28, 2013
“Out of clutter, find simplicity.” This was Albert Einstein’s first rule of work. It is a quote that I...
Reflecting a bit more on managers and leadersJune 14, 2013
Last week, I wrote of my intention to share some of the images I particularly like, metaphors that...
Reflecting on the power of mythic stories and legendsMarch 8, 2013
An early iPhone call: This week, I read a story in Fast Company about the first public phone call...