Attitude is Everything

While it might appear to be a hackneyed cliché, attitude IS contagious, and your attitude affects others as you come in contact with them. It’s not what happens to you that matters. It’s how you choose to respond that makes a difference, and that’s all about your...

Tom Brady and Creative Destruction

Super Bowl 55 is in the books, but what if we turned the clock back to Tom Brady’s first Super Bowl in 2002? What can we learn about changes in the business world during that short 19 year period, and what conclusions may we draw? Most importantly, what are the...

Manage Your Perfections, Not Failures

OK, maybe “perfection is too strong! How about correctness or goodness? Please tune in this week as we discuss how the infamous Three Mile Island partial meltdown was, according to accounts, caused by a burned out light bulb, a failsafe system that would have saved...

The Cobra Effect and The Law of Unintended Consequences

There is a famous story of how the British tried to solve a problem in Delhi, India and unintentionally created a much bigger one. This is a vivid real life illustration of The Law of Unintended Consequences. What do snakes in India have to do with you? Most...

Building Accountability Into Your Organization

Virtually all of our peer group meetings conclude with a recommendation along the lines of: “You need to better hold your people accountable.” Sounds easy; but how do you actually execute on this? Tune in this week as we discuss five specific, sequential steps for...

Should You Get Rid of Your Headquarters?

The pandemic has disrupted almost every industry not the least of which is the commercial real estate business. A Nov. 2020 Wall St. Journal article noted four companies that are seriously questioning whether they should have headquarters offices at all. Bringing that...