Thinking Bigger Tuesday: What happened when I asked myself a Crazy Question?

Last week I recommended Anne Mahlum’s TED Talk, “There is no way this will work” about getting the homeless to run. About the time Anne Mahlum asked her crazy question, I asked another one while I was running.In my executive coaching business, Murfield Coaching, I work with leaders to solve significant problems with disruptive thinking. I guess it shouldn’t be any surprise that I ask myself crazy questions that push me farther than most would expect. This story is a perfect example. Read More

Why Not Wednesday Book Recommendation: “Leading with the Power of Compassion”

Why should you read our new book? Why did we take the time to write it?Those that have read these posts before know that Murfield Coaching exists for one reason – to help you solve significant problems with innovative thinking. But you may not know why we are so passionate about compassionate leadership as the solution to so many modern business problems. Read More

How Do You Build Your Disruptive Breakthrough Team?

Many biographies overemphasize the individuality of great leaders, inventors and athletes.  Those that have done great things had a great team behind them.  They learned from a great leader and had great support. They knew that “if you can accomplish your goal all by yourself, it’s too small.”  So how did they build their disruptive team? How do you build your disruptive team?

In this post, we will examine 4 elements for building a disruptive breakthrough team.  Maintaining the status quo isn’t good enough in the world of rapid and radical change. We need a disruptive breakthrough, a radical change.  Read More