What is the Problem with Competitive Awards in our Sharing Economy?

“Isn’t this the best? I just love getting an award. Don’t you think everyone loves the competition and seeing the winners get the awards?” “I know the winners love it. But remember, for every winner, you create many more losers.” “You can’t think of it like that.” “But isn’t it true?” Many organizations love to have a competition and… Read More

Will You Make the BOLD Decision to Disrupt Your World in 2017?

Is this the year you make the bold move? It could be if you have the courage to make it happen.  But I have to be honest with you.  Most will never do it.  They will find some reason to step back and play it safe.  And then, as we celebrate another New Year bringing… Read More

Are You as Bold as our Founding Fathers?

240 years ago a small gathering of men tried something ridiculous.  They didn’t know if it would work.  After all, many and tried and failed.  No one had succeeded – at least not in modern history. Many told them they were crazy to try.   “That idea is too bold.  Why not settle for a smaller… Read More

Am I fooling Myself? Can I really Become a Leader of Radical Change

I write a lot abut creating radical change but once in a while we have to stop and take a good hard look in the mirror.  Then we have to ask ourselves the difficult questions. “Am I fooling myself?”  “Do I really have what it takes to strategize radical change?” “Am I wasting my time… Read More

Are You Willing to Pay the High Price for Creating Radical Change?

In our modern attempt to make products Better Faster Cheaper Sometimes we mistakenly think that means making something Shorter Quicker or Easier. But there are times when the RADICAL CHANGE we desire requires that we work Harder and Longer while Thinking Differently. That will likely require you to Dismantle Predictability Disrupt your Comfort Discard your… Read More