E24- “Standing Alone”- DragonCon, The Taco Guy and The Black Hole of Paperwork

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS  In this episode, we talk about standing alone.  We take you on a quick trip to Dragon Con and talk about the “Taco Guy”. We will share a story about the big black hole of paperwork. We will then leave you with some thoughts about […]

E15- “Managing Conflict” Part 1- Samurai Disaster, Conflict Cookies and Delivering The Mail

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSE15- “Managing Conflict” Part 1-  In this episode, we start by exploring the fate of a powerful Samurai lord that paid the price for not managing conflict well. We will give you a recipe that you want to avoid for baking a nasty batch of conflict […]

E7- “Living the Values”-The Springer Theatre Academy, The Sea of Galilee and Aligned Decisions

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS Every organization has a set of values. We all say we stand for something. But do the values you have printed on your wall influence people to make real life decisions everyday?  Anyone in organizational life can learn from how the Springer Theatre Academy aligns their […]

E6- Change Leadership- Gettysburg, The Great Retail Apocalypse of 2017 & You

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS Great leaders embrace and lead change or they become a footnote in someone else’s story. In this show, we will explore a pivotal moment at the Battle of Gettysburg and connect it to the Great Retail Apocalypse of 2017. The show concludes with an  exploration of the […]

Reserved Seating

Maybe the problem is not them…or it…or him…or her. Maybe the problem is you and your desperate fight to keep your front row, reserved seat. Not that there is anything wrong with you. You just want to have your needs met. You need to be recognized, preferred, esteemed, increased, remembered, set above others, noticed and […]

Shopping Bags

It happened on June 5th, 1989. The students in China rose up against the communist Chinese government. The government brutally repressed the uprising.  The man standing in front of the tank in this picture is familiar to most of us.  He has been called “Tank Man” or “Unknown Rebel”. The photo above is only one […]