A Great Purpose for Us

A Great Purpose for Us

In my last post I wrote about the opportunity that business leaders have to make a BIG difference in the lives of the people they lead. I surmised that many of us—maybe even all of us—deep down want our lives to make a significant positive difference in the lives of...
Some Vision about Vision

Some Vision about Vision

Looking ahead for this year of 2020 makes it almost impossible for me to not think about vision. The word-play on the numbers 20-20 is so obvious, I think most people are staying away from it so as to not make people roll their eyes. It just so happens that for the...
Just Say the Word

Just Say the Word

In July of 2013 I learned that the organization I worked for was restructuring and that my position was one of several that would be eliminated at the end of the year. I was blindsided by this and completely devastated. I loved my work and believed I’d been doing it...
Vision Accomplished

Vision Accomplished

Many of you know that over five years ago a vision was established. My daughter Morgan and I committed ourselves to summiting the 46 high peaks of the Adirondacks in upstate New York. On July 26, 2013, we summited the first of those high peaks: Cascade Mountain. We...
Vision Worth Fighting For

Vision Worth Fighting For

Fellow leaders, My guess is that most of us have not heard of Field Marshall Bernard Montgomery. I want to introduce you to him today even though he died back in 1976.  Bernard Montgomery led and fought in World War I and World War II. In fact, he fought in about ten...
Putting It Out There

Putting It Out There

My fellow leaders, I’ve put it out there and I can’t take it back. Too many people know. Too many have heard. I’ve talked about it too many times. There is no turning back. And I do have some fears. What if we don’t make it? What if the current favorable conditions...