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

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

The Art of the Possible

A mentor once described his job to me as pursuing the art of the possible.  Within his organization he viewed his role as pushing the boundaries of what one could achieve.  He was able to simultaneously keep an eye on what was in front of him and what was developing on the horizon.  This outlook enabled him to quickly build … Read More