Looking for Someone to Blame?

Volkswagen is accused of installing software on 11 million diesel cars to skirt the law, deceive customers and improve financial results. Former CEO, Martin Winterkorn, resigned and now German prosecutors say they are investigating him. OK, so we feel a little better...

What business are you in?

Businesses, large and small, need to know what business they are in and what business they aren’t in. This appears to be so simple that saying it is unnecessary. Yet, every day in businesses all over the world, employees and sometimes leaders themselves, forget...

Delta, Delta, Delta

On a flight to Amsterdam recently, I was reminded of the Saturday Night Live skits featuring sorority girls from, yes…Delta, Delta, Delta. An essential feature of the characters was their insincerity. They had energy, enthusiasm but it was a façade. The lead...

Why New Leaders Should Not Fit In

Senior leadership changes in any organization create waves. Add the energy they bring to the currents already in existence and you may see stormy conditions even without a cloud in sight. This happens because two forces are simultaneously exerted in the same domain....

Dr. Kristin Corgan – A Tribute

Once in a great while, you may have the privilege to meet a physician who conveys great and sincere love for her patients. I had the great good fortune to know such a person. Dr. Kristin Corgan was my doctor. I use those words intentionally. My doctor. Mine in the...