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...
The Cancer Doctor and The Myths of Honesty

The Cancer Doctor and The Myths of Honesty

The chief medical officer at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Dr. Baselga, is well and truly in the hot seat. In the past few days, it was reported that Baselga received payments from healthcare and pharmaceutical companies for work as an advisor or board...
An Open Mind Looks A Lot Like Confidence

An Open Mind Looks A Lot Like Confidence

When most people imagine a corporate boardroom, they envision a few things: people over the age of 50; mostly male; focus on finances; insularity. Whether directors are young, older, male, female, industry experts, financial experts or otherwise, good governance...

My Mentor’s Death Brought His Lessons Into Stark Relief

                  Dr. Clarence “Dick” Holland was my professor at Georgia State University (GSU), where he taught statistics in the department of psychology. Last week, he died at the age of 85. The news of his death hit me like a ton of bricks. The strength of my...

Here’s To The Revolutionaries

This week on Independence Day in the United States of America, many of us celebrated, and we absolutely should have. The impetus, insight, guts and bias for action our forefathers possessed, are exactly what those who create, build, and innovate possess. These...