In my recent blog about the spectacular next decade we have ahead of us, I talked about the new Courageous and Bold Consumer. In this one, I am challenging you, both professionally and personally, to become a bold and courageous manager, employee, disruptor, reformer, crusader for change or whatever you want to call it, to
[tweetthis]The ‘Rule of 40’ helps keep your business alive and vibrant in an era of radical change.[/tweetthis] If it’s been a while since you’ve heard from me (at least in the form of blog), that’s because in May of 2018 I left the Pegasus Capital private equity world and took on the CEO position at
The year 2020 is the 50th anniversary of the publication of a prophetic book whose title, Future Shock, came to symbolize the overwhelming nature of “too much change in too short a period of time.” But, if the changes occurring back in 1970 have been rapidly transcended by those that have taken place in the
Do you run from stressful situations—or what I like to call a “pressure test?” We all find ourselves in stressful situations from time to time, but we shouldn’t be afraid to step into them. Remember that old saying, “what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.” Growth happens when we move outside our comfort zone, and
How do you deal with life’s challenges? When I am personally getting challenged by life’s experiences, either through friends or business, I like to take the time to reflect and recognize how incredible we all really are. In these times, I look for inspirational stories to remind me that there are many people who overcome
After reading an article about Whole Foods employees looking to unionize, I had to ask myself, is the Whole Foods we knew and loved gone? The ethos of Whole Foods (like all companies, organizations and groups–even your friends and family) is about its people, their beliefs and values. That is the essence of any culture.