Tag: Change

Responsible Vs. Foolish Freedom

February 20, 2017 0 Comments
Responsible Vs. Foolish Freedom

One of the highest forms of responsibility is the responsibility to be free. One of the highest forms of freedom is the freedom to be responsible…Yet if we examine our lives closely, most of us will find that we are slaves to something that defines our zone of comfort – whether it be the approval of […]

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The Process of Leadership Requires Tough Love

February 17, 2016 6 Comments
The Process of Leadership Requires Tough Love

The first book we read in my MBA class on Leading Change is “Building the Bridge as You Walk on It” by Robert E. Quinn. The key point of the book is that organizations do not change significantly unless someone inside the organization changes significantly; hence, self-change is the key to organizational change. Ever increasing […]

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Make Normal More Excellent

May 27, 2014 0 Comments
Make Normal More Excellent

I had the honor of speaking at the Big Ideas Lecture series sponsored by Colliers International, The University of Nevada, and The Nevada Museum of Art. I spoke about excellence, and in 45 minutes tried to weave together the most important points I make when I speak about leadership and social business. The video above […]

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Trust And Trustworthiness

October 7, 2013 7 Comments
Trust And Trustworthiness

The third blog post I ever wrote, way back in March of 2009, was on trust. I think it’s one of the most important disciplines any leader needs to master, and it’s indispensable during times of change. In this seven minute video, I provide a brief summary on the evidence-based foundation of trust and trustworthiness. […]

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