Questions for Clients

Here are a few of the questions that I like to ask clients as I start to work with them: What is your vision? What is your greatest challenge? How do you cope with the unknown? What do you fear? I find that understanding the answers to these questions gives me a deep sense of what drives a leader and … Read More


I found this interview in The Telegraph with Ian Bremmer to be interesting and I’ve added his new book Superpower to my reading list.  Regarding the comments made about China, I remembered reading this insightful article in the Harvard Business Review last year on Chinese innovation. After reading Mr. Foster’s interview with Mr. Bremmer, I was left wondering about the nature of strategy in a volatile, … Read More

Do You Create or Do You Limit?

Photo by LuisPortugal/iStock / Getty Images Soccer is a game of opposites.  The objectives are fundamentally opposed depending on whether a team is attacking or defending.  The strategy of offense is to create time and space and the strategy of defense is to limit time and space.  The best players can shift between offensive and defensive mindsets with ease. Creation … Read More