Sunday afternoon. 2:30 p.m. 65 degrees here in Rocklin. Not a cloud in the sky. Listening to a little Christmas playlist that includes some new and old stuff. Especially diggin a few of the Louis Armstrong tunes I've added.
I mentioned Outliers in Friday's post. You can watch Malcolm Gladwell give a very interesting (and short) talk over at Pop!Casts on the topic that drives his newest book. You can check it out right here. Thanks to Mike Wagner over at
Sunday afternoon. 4:15 p.m. 63°F. Not bad really for November 23rd in Rocklin. Got a little Dire Straits playing. Got the good word a few minutes ago that USC moved up to #5 keeping their dim national title hopes alive.
How connected are your senior leaders with what is happening in the culture around them? How often do their statements and actions ring "out-of-touch?" In response to the big three automakers' visit to Washington D.C. this week, Bob Sutton had
If you’ve been listening in the last few years you’ve been influenced by Malcolm Gladwell. His first book, The Tipping Point, gave new insights into the way we understand and talk about movements. His next book, Blink, changed the way
Sunday afternoon. 3:30 p.m. 75 degrees. On the patio with Debbie and Max. Good times. Steak and baked potato later. Really good times. Listening to a little David Cook in advance of his premier album due out on Tuesday, November
How do you determine what you need to do in order to improve? Do you go for efficiency? Or effectiveness? Maybe you are shooting for both efficiency and effectiveness? Have you figured out that you can be very efficient at
Overheard on twitter today: “One of the ways to know that your advertising is working is there will be a segment of the population that is upset by it.” CEO, GoDaddy Let's be honest…you may not like the GoDaddy advertising
Can you hold onto ideas that once worked…but no longer do and still be innovative? According to Peter Drucker abandonment is the key to innovation. "To call abandonment an opportunity may come as a surprise. Yet planned, purposeful abandonment of
One of the great leadership opportunities in the world today is in doing something about human trafficking. Greg Atkinson has a great post on it today. You can check it out right here.