Are You Standing Outside the Fire?

Garth Brooks’s hit song, “Standing Outside the Fire” asks a provocative question for those of us interested in disruptive innovation. Deep down, we need to know, “How willing are we to be burned? Are we willing to take the ultimate risk?” Read More

10 Surprisingly Disruptive Books I Wished I Had Read When I was 18

Of all the books you have read, which one’s do you wished you had read when you were 16?  Why? In my world of helping aspiring and emerging leaders do what they neve thought possible, I think back to my freshman year in high school and wished I would have had someone to guide me… Read More

3 Tips to Making Great Decisions

Last week I shared my formula for becoming a disruptive leader.  Today we need to discuss one critical element of any success or disruption – making great decisions. I’m mindful that we are embroiled in a historic presidential election.  But I’m struck by the reasoning many are giving for making their decision for president.  Some… Read More