Cliches Gone Wrong

Ever hear a word used in a sentence and realize that the person using the word doesn’t actually understand the concept?  I have a brilliant friend who regularly uses the word antidote instead of anecdote (as in I have a

Off to A2

Heading out to Willow’s A2 Conference today.  A totally different conference than they’ve ever done.  All about innovation.  Way more interactive.  Q and A built in to lots of the sessions.  Should be a good time.  See you there?

Quotebook: Strategy

"You cannot substitute agility for strategy.  If you don’t develop a strategy of your own, you become part of someone else’s strategy…The absence of strategy is fine, if you don’t care where you’re going."  Alvin Toffler

Three Outcomes of Purpose

Here’s the latest from Purpose: The Starting Point of Great Companies: Purpose…makes action easier because it creates a shared understanding about what is important.  This… stimulates initiative and cooperation, helps employees stick to the point, and makes many irritating bureaucratic