Even the Best of Friends …

My son is an impressively intelligent, honest, and thoughtful business person, with a good career.  In many ways he’s well ahead of where I was at his age. (more…)

The Mushroom Effect – Rumors ruin effectiveness

Were you surprised at the intensity of the passions expressed at last summer’s town hall meetings on health care? Regardless of what side you come down on, there’s a critical three-part leadership lesson to be culled from this unique, tumultuous glimpse into the American psyche:


The Power of “Detached Connection”

Last week I spent time with my extended family, whom I love to death. But this visit was unlike any other. I took on a different “way of being” — a leader’s way of being —and in so doing, everybody benefited. (more…)