Five Questions to Ignite Revolutionary Change

When my daughter, April, was about 10 she asked me what people meant when they talked about New Years Revolutions. I honestly thought her rendition of the phrase was apt. Resolution is a mental act. Revolution is about action. Whether you require a change that is...
How Organizations Make Failure Permanent

How Organizations Make Failure Permanent

  Like many of you, I belong to several professional organizations. At this time of year, I think about which organizations I feel most engaged with and which I need to part ways with. I have had a few disappointments with one organization in particular. None were...

Failure – Brought To You By Cooperation

The first principle is that you must not fool yourself — and you are the easiest person to fool. Richard Feynman, Physicist and Nobel Laureate When people think about dishonest employees, they usually think about theft and greed. They think about people trying to get...

Deadly Decision Depravation

Quick reactions and decisions can save our skins in the presence of real danger. If you are surfing and see what looks like a shark, it’s best to get out of the water. If you are wrong and it’s a dolphin, no harm. Decisions like this, made on auto-pilot...

Death By Perfection

The first principle is that you must not fool yourself — and you are  the easiest person to fool. Richard Feynman, Physicist and Nobel Laureate When most people think about dishonest employees, they think about theft and greed. They think about people trying to get...