Does The Queen Of England Eat Tacos?

Over a stack of particularly messy Mexican food, my son watched his whole taco crumble into little pieces when he bit into a crunchy shell.  He grabbed his fork and began to dig into the remnants on his plate.  It looked somewhat like a cheetah on fresh kill. He looked up and asked, “I wonder… […]

My Thanks Always Fall Short On Memorial Day

Think for a moment about the thousands of young men and women that died defending our country.  These young men and women sacrificed the easy life of U.S. Citizen to join the army in an effort to insure others freedom.  One definition of leadership is “intentional personal sacrifice for the benefit of those you are […]

4 Lessons From The Fall And Rise Of The Videophone

I once proposed a simple way to solve an gnawing problem to a group of Leaders.  The answer was summarily dismissed.  I heard a very clear message…”NO”!  The true resistance to the solution was a fear of change and the introduction of some new and uncomfortable accountability. A year and a half later, the very […]

What I Learned From Star Wars Celebration

Star Wars Celebration is the annual Star Wars convention and the geek center of the universe.  At the convention last week, The “Star Wars Force Awakens” trailer debuted and was subsequently viewed 88 million times in the first 24 hours of release.  It basically broke the Internet. Come on. Even if you are not a […]

Hoth-The Most Beautiful Staff Meeting Ever

Princess Leia. Wow. Princess Leia is known for many things.  She is known to snatch a laser blaster from a dead StormTrooper and pick off bad guys with impossible hip shots. She is know for fearlessly leading assaults against the Empire, the greatest evil to ever rule the galaxy. (Not just a country.  Not just […]

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 […]