Is Your Need for Control Deadly?

Last night, I watched a sad outcome on Shark Tank. Two smart, hard-working fellows came on and pitched their product idea. The story was good, they were convincing and the product makes sense. It’s their “baby” and that is the good news and the bad....

Want Courageous People?

I heard from a client who had just complained at length about someone, “Well, that’s just George.” This is one of the most common ways to dodge responsibility. Sigh, shrug and insist that the situation cannot be improved. In this case, I was asking...

Exuberance

Yesterday I spent the morning on the campus of Emory University at the Goizueta School of Business. Named for Roberto Goizueta, former Chairman and CEO of Coca-Cola, it is a beautiful place. I was there with Joanne McRae, a talented photographer, to have photos taken...

How Daniel Kahneman Saved My Life

The week of April 3rd will be remembered as horrific for travelers on the east coast of the US. My flight from Washington, DC was postponed multiple times and eventually cancelled. Knowing the weather system headed up the east coast was ugly I booked a rental car for...
Today’s Bandage – Tomorrow’s Belief

Today’s Bandage – Tomorrow’s Belief

Today’s Bandage – Tomorrow’s Belief The first time a situation emerges for which there is no clear resolution, we may well decide to use a bandage. Perhaps some bailing wire or duct tape is involved or bubble gum. You know the circumstance. A...