Becoming

blue water

It’s difficult to make something last.  With a context that is always changing, people and organizations need to learn to change to survive.  A person that starts a journey is often not the same person that finishes it. The process of becoming is ongoing and never ends.  The moment that you become fixed is the moment that you start to … Read More

Momentum

gears

Building momentum starts with taking one step, then another, and then another. In time, these steps will become a habit and a part of who you are. The tough thing about developing a new routine is that you typically have to make time for it or give up something else to make it happen. It’s often easier said than done … Read More

Relationships

agriculture

This is a quote by Phillip Evans on p. 294 of Walter Kiechel’s The Lords of Strategy that I come back to on occasion. “In this emerging world,” according to Evans, “the key way to think about competitive advantage is to think about how to design an ecology in such a way to achieve goals you’re trying to pursue. To say that … Read More