The One Question to help Leaders Focus on Strategy-Lesson from Intel

When you think of Intel, you most likely think of the its dominance in the microprocessor industry. Most of us have forgotten how Intel broke into the market depending primarily on the production of its memory chips. This shift in product strategy altered the brand, making Intel a household name. What was the one question that helps leaders focus on strategy?

Running from the Zombies- Why Creatives Suffer in the Corporate World

The wildly popular AMC series Walking Dead, features a band of survivors who band together in a world plagued by flesh-eating zombies. If you think about it, most of corporate America is a lot like the Walking Dead series. You have so many people that aimlessly walk through the halls, zapped of life and creativity. … Continue reading Running from the Zombies- Why Creatives Suffer in the Corporate World

Working for a Manager vs Working for a Leader

In case you haven't noticed in previous posts, I have a thing against managers. Notice I said managers and not leaders. You never hear people refer to Steve Jobs as a great manager do you? Or that a president was nominated to be the Manager of the Century. There is a distinct difference in working … Continue reading Working for a Manager vs Working for a Leader

Go Faster, Get Over, or GET OUT OF THE WAY!

No, the picture is not of me, but it could be.  I am not known for my patience in any capacity, most notably on the road.  Being the driver I am, I blow a gasket when I get behind an idiot driver who is in the center lane, not going the speed limit or even … Continue reading Go Faster, Get Over, or GET OUT OF THE WAY!

Why You Never Heard “Follow the Manager”

In case you haven't noticed in previous posts, I have a thing against managers. Notice I said managers and not leaders. You never hear people refer to Steve Jobs as a great manager do you? Or that a president was nominated to be the Manager of the Century. The fact is, we do not look … Continue reading Why You Never Heard “Follow the Manager”

What Leaders Can Learn from The Costa Concordia Tragedy

The Costa Concordia was Europe's largest-ever cruise ship when it launched in 2006, however, not a lot is being said about that now with the ship being on the rocks.  Considering the age with high tech GPS and mapping systems,it is pretty hard to believe something like this could happen.  Furthermore, it is more than tragic the … Continue reading What Leaders Can Learn from The Costa Concordia Tragedy