May 21, 2014
Have you worked extra long hours on a project, sweated the details in the heat of a deadline, raced toward the end while leaping across not one but multiple barriers like a steeplechase, and finally crossed the finish line, arms raised in triumph, only to be handed your next assignment?Sounds like the average week for many people.
April 7, 2014
In reply to the question “How are you doing?” most leaders say, “I'm busy.” So what. Busy is not interesting.
April 24, 2013
When my girls were young and we lived in the charming town of Alameda, Calif., we followed a story when we went to dinner at the Chinese restaurant that overlooks the city's main street.Parking behind the downtown buildings, we said we had to walk just so, at the buildings' edge, in single file, and circle round a pole in order to make the restaurant's secret door appear as we turned the corner.
March 22, 2013
What's the good in losing? I just watched Temple beat North Carolina State in the second round of the NCAA tournament, and I feel bad for the Wolfpack.
January 18, 2013
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave voice to a shared vision that compelled people to act. That's how mission-driven leaders and organizations lay out our most important goals.
August 16, 2012
These days, you likely feel you need more hands, more hours in the day, and a whole other you just to make a dent in your vision. You’re not alone. Most leaders feel just as overwhelmed. Surprisingly, your greatest strength may come from connecting with those around you who share similar values, are committed to your same causes and experience your very same setbacks.