Don’t know if you’ve found Mike Wagner yet. Doesn’t post a lot…but when he does, good stuff. Check out this week’s post about The Lone Genius. Great illustration of the power of teams for innovation. A really good exercise too!
Do you know what it is that makes leadership possible? According to John Maxwell it is a matter of "change". Not change like in "Things need to change." More like, "Investing in you is like putting a little ‘change’ in
A beautiful day in So Cal. Great surf and temperature down at San Clemente earlier. 87°F at 5:25 p.m. Hot…but not radically hot. Fajitas on the grill. Mark’s jammin’ roasted tomato and jalapeño salsa to go with it. Good times!
Do you ever wake up in the middle of the night and think about ways that your organization can become "good enough"? Probably not. No one ever really dreams of becoming "good enough". If you dream of anything it’s usually
We’ve talked before about choosing what NOT to do. There’s a really good series going on over at Lifechurch.tv that deals with the opposite idea: What would you do if you had 30 Days to Live. How would you be
What are your strengths? What are you really created to do? What do you do really well? All of these are very relevant questions. In many ways these are the questions that determine the satisfaction level of your life. Why?
6:35 pm. Still 79°F , but hey…it’s August 12th. When I think back to our Houston days…we’ll take it anytime. Little bit of Jimmy Buffett playin’. One Particular Harbour was calling my name at the end of the day. Good
One of my real passions is music. Comes from growing up in the Howell family. And I really do like just about all kinds. Some time back I heard about Rodrigo y Gabriela. A regular reader and commenter mentioned the
A key insight in Carly Fiorina’s session at Willow’s Leadership Summit concerned the power of the right question. In her interview with Bill Hybels she said that she’d learned that "sometimes knowing the right answer is less important than knowing
We missed the anniversary of Magellan’s historic voyage! On August 10, 1519, Ferdinand Magellan set sail from Seville on what would be the first successful circumnavigation of the earth. Fascinating stuff. Imagine what it felt like to sail away from