Leading through Liminal Space

The Scene: A few days ago, I heard from a client who had dropped…

Feast on Your Life: A New Year's Reflection

The time will come when, with elation, you will greet yourself…

Leadership Lessons from the Golf Course

The Scene.  I’ve long tuned out the golf stories told by the…

Transformational Leadership: Creating “Road to Damascus” Moments

The Scene.  Yesterday, I had an unexpectedly extraordinary day. I…

Through the Looking Glass: Reflections for the New Year

The Scene.  Every year in recent memory, the female members…

When Deciding Gets Hard

The Scene.  In the midst of a major organizational directive…

What My Mom and Her Friends Can Teach Us about Teamwork

The Scene.  I’ve just returned from a week away that presented…

Who Will Lead From Here: One Way Forward

The Scene. Visiting the Christkindlmarkt in downtown Chicago…

Dangerous Leadership:  When Safety is Violated

The Scene.  A two- day gathering of senior managers of a business…

Stumbling in Life and Leadership: Recovering after a Fall

The Scene.  A former graduate student of mine recently sent…