Daily Archives: January 31, 2020

Learning to Soar Again “There is an eagle in me that wants to soar, and there is a hippopotamus in me that wants to wallow in the mud.”                                                                                Carl Sandburg The majestic Andean Condor is one of the world’s largest flying birds and is considered to be a sacred animal for the Incas. Andean condors can weigh up to 15 kilograms. These birds prefer to live in windy areas, where they can glide on air […]

Moments of Truth Blog Post 3

Self-Reflection “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go…”                            Dr Seuss This week I spent time at my desk reflecting on the last twelve months. It has been a challenging year. More challenging than most. Is it possible that there have been lessons […]

Moments of Truth Blog Post 1

Everybody Matters I have always believed that you learn leadership from leaders and one of those outstanding leaders to me is Bob Chapman. Chapman is Chairman and CEO of St. Louis based Barry–Wehmiller, a $2.5 billion global manufacturing business with 11,000 team members. Recently he was named as the #3 CEO in the world in an Inc. magazine article, Bob Chapman is very intentional about using his platform as a business leader to build a better world.  His story […]

Leadership Letter 2

Future-proof Your Career The 4th Industrial Revolution is a time in our history that has crept up on us very quickly. It didn’t come without warning, but the speed at which it has taken root in the workplace is astounding. For some people it is a scary thing, for others, those who have prepared for it, it is an exciting time. Yet there are those of us who are still blissfully unaware of the impact […]

Moments of Truth Blog Post 2

Future-proof Your Organization Throughout the past few years, numerous terms have emerged in the popular business press and academic literature that refer to an increasing inability to grasp the world and deal with the things happening around us. Examples include uncertainty, turbulence, rapid change, dynamism, disruption, complexity, hyper-competition, high-velocity markets and flux. The term “VUCA” is now commonly used to embrace the dimensions of this ‘uncontrollable’ environment. VUCA is an acronym that stands for Volatile, Uncertain, […]

Leadership Letter 1