Commitment, Not Time

I like to think of my calendar as available units of commitment rather than open slots of time.

Barriers to Thought Leadership

Individual coaching can help thought leaders hone their point of view and communicate it with impact. But organizational limits have much more impact than one person’s willingness or readiness.

The Plumbing Business

Once upon a time, a smart plumber figured out how to game the system by changing their company name to AAA-Aardvark Plumbing. Just like that, at the top of the Yellow Pages listing. The “algorithm” was alphabetical.

Success Can Be Gentle

Notions like victory and defeat, enemies overcome, opposition, conflict, conquering heroism, competition, and other zero-sum games are products of narrative, not necessity.