Category Archives: Random Thoughts

Historian or Futurist?

  We seem to like history, especially our own history. Our history was created through a series of events. We get comfortable telling that story. We have told that story many times. We keep telling that story. We like telling … Continue reading

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The Spillover of Failure

It was a privilege last week to work with a group of people trying to launch big, scary & creative ideas into the world. They have ideas. They want to make a difference. They brought their big, scary & creative … Continue reading

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The Rockstar Dilemma

The Rockstars: the great performers in your organization. For a while it was you. Everything connected. Everything was going your way. You were on top. You were the one everyone sought out. You were the first pick to help others, … Continue reading

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#Worthless

When you work with people and companies, you hear a lot of stories. Some stories leave you a little speechless. They are young, talented, and are always working. I don’t mean they work a lot, I mean they are always … Continue reading

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Permission

I have been wrestling with how to close out a project that has been consuming my mind, energy, and emotions. The project is a risk, and includes trying to help others launch their big ideas into the world. I have … Continue reading

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New Ideas

There is a problem with trying to bring new ideas into the World. The problem is the resistance. The resistance tries to wear you down, so you will stop trying. At first glance you may think that the resistance is … Continue reading

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The No Red Rule

Did you ever notice when you travel to a new place, there are local traffic rules that everyone but you seems to know? These rules are not written down, but you tend to learn them as you drive. You can … Continue reading

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