I hope you are well. If you or people you care about are experiencing isolation or anxiety, here’s something I trust you’ll find helpful. This includes a brief… Read More

What’s the leadership equivalent of don’t touch your face?

Things can go from hopeful to hateful in no time. You’ve been watching it unfold in front of you. It just takes one person to show they’re anxious,… Read More

Leading through chaos — from someone I trust deeply

I don’t know about you, but I’ve felt the emotional temperature of the world elevating daily. In the US, things have changed rapidly in the past 10 days.… Read More

I heard a voice in my head and it wasn’t mine

A respite from the many coronavirus messages you’ll read today… My Uncle Andy was one of those larger than life characters. Everyone knew him. And as far as… Read More

Kate is guaranteed a life-changing outcome if she endures this. So are you.

There she stood, exposed like few humans ever are. On September 16, Kate Flannery was of the 12 contestants who began Dancing with the Stars latest season. Kate,… Read More

A 7-year old’s generosity sparked a national movement. What could yours do?

Spark 1: A young boy’s generous gift to his dad. Brayden was seven years old in 2009 when his dad, Scott, was deployed for the 8th time in… Read More

Leadership 201: He didn’t hate the dog. It just wasn’t his.

Underdogs: sometimes it’s not just a metaphor. A few weeks ago, our dog, Lulu, got puppy-shamed…if there is such a thing. Don’t worry. She’s still as joyful as… Read More

First, I lost my cool. Then, I lost my power.

A few years ago, I witnessed a dear friend (let’s call him Todd) living through the most difficult experience of his life. Over many months, his situation got… Read More

5 rules to prevent your “big next” from becoming a big mess.

The recent launch of my new book, Free the Genius, was a tutorial for me in how to stretch beyond old limits to my own “big next.” If… Read More

My friend built a secret weapon to save the world. You could, too.

I know a man who’s foolish enough to believe that maybe he could save the world. Or at least his corner of it. After watching him work, I… Read More