Don’t Blame Brené Brown For The Vulnerability Craze

Don’t Blame Brené Brown For The Vulnerability Craze

The word vulnerability is used and bandied about in a manner that assumes it is a universal good. It isn’t. When a leader is vulnerable in a way that is honest and appropriate, it is powerful and often constructive but, when vulnerability is not mediated by boundaries...
Invisible Rip Tides Sink Marriages and Mergers

Invisible Rip Tides Sink Marriages and Mergers

The business news is filled with stories of failed mergers or acquisitions. Recently, the dramatic loss of value of General Electric was blamed, in part, on a string of ill-advised acquisitions. Estimates of the rate of failure (failure to deliver the value described...
Resolutions Don’t Resolve Anything

Resolutions Don’t Resolve Anything

We are now just over a week into a new year and, already, many have found their resolve waning. No matter what the resolutions, it takes little time for the barriers that we thought were speed bumps to loom large and cast a shadow that creates doubt. That said, most...
Mindset Is More Important Than Knowledge

Mindset Is More Important Than Knowledge

Do you believe that people can achieve whatever they set their minds to? Do you believe that if you work hard, you will be rewarded? Do you believe that where there is a will, there is a way? Your answers to these questions reveal a mindset. Mindset is a set of...