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Activism through Capitalism

We should be driving activism through the capitalistic system. This started gelling in my mind as "Activism through Capitalism."...

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The Positive Impact Of Kind Words

As a senior level executive, you can have a profound affect on everyone in your organization. I was reminded of that today when I was talking with a friend and colleague and told him that I had an offer for a partnership within a particular group....

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Be Yourself

As I come down from the holidays, I was thinking about all of the family I was around and reflecting how much I enjoyed it. At the same time, in many instances I also felt a sense of disappointment. I had to reflect on this...

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Aspire Higher

Do you aspire to accomplish incredible things? I was talking to a colleague recently about a mutual acquaintance who is an extremely successful Elon Musk-type of person. He has created a significant company, incredible wealth  and notoriety. (I am going to keep his identity confidential, but will...

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No Regrets

I was recently at a holiday celebration dinner where the conversation was vibrant and fun. One person asked if we had ever thought about what was undone in our life, what had we not done that we needed to do. I was immediately taken aback,...

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Getting Out

I remember when I did an Innovation and Creativity talk for the Global Leaders of one of the largest corporations in the world. The slides where incredibly detailed, pretty much all concerned with looking for the "blue ocean space" or unidentified opportunities in segments or...

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What If?

What if there where no obligations, no rules, no fear of anything, no responsibilities? What if you had the ultimate power, poise, perfection, looks, intellect, energy and ability to do anything in the world you wanted to? What would you do? What if you could...

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Don’t Drink Your Own Kool-Aid

Today I was reminded of a lesson I thought I had learned many years ago. It was a humbling experience and something I want to share with you because it is so important (and something I had to relearn many times throughout my career) and that...

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Move On

As you can tell from my two previous blogs this week, my head is spinning as I try to process all the insights and thoughts I have and try to figure out where the world of business is going to end up. What can we...

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Beating Heart

This is part two of my incredible and awesome week sharing from the Fortune Global Forum. In my previous post, I talked about achieving the unachievable and making that your purpose. I also talked about the idea that the most important aspect of leadership in disruptive...

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