From Scarcity to Prosperity

From Scarcity to Prosperity

I recently spoke to a dynamic group of non-profit leaders. Like many in their profession, they are feeling the challenges and pressures of our world today: shifting community demands and political circumstances, resource challenges and mounting problems requiring...
Time for a New Airline

Time for a New Airline

People who know me well have experienced my systems-fixing proclivities. I constantly find myself musing about things like improving efficiencies while waiting in line at the coffee shop or grocery store. Yet no industry has enthralled me more than the airline...
Getting Past the Wall

Getting Past the Wall

In an age in which our nation’s attention span is barely more than 140 characters, effective leaders must think carefully about their word choice. Words have power on their own – and they truly come alive in context.  The word “wall” has been in the news for months....
Oscars Snafu Reveals Hollywood’s Leadership

Oscars Snafu Reveals Hollywood’s Leadership

This year’s Oscars became a historic must-see show that had millions of people talking about it in the following days – but not for the best reason. As just about everyone knows by now, the three hour and 49 minute broadcast came to be defined by the final five...