The Three L’s to Change a Culture

I was recently reminded of some great advice given to me by Jay Desko  of The Center. He shared with me that the best way to pursue a successful leadership role in a new organization is to Listen, Learn then Lead . As an outsider coming into an...

Craft Beer and the “Curse of Knowledge”

Need a new Niche? I recently met with a business leader who was faced with the daunting task of searching for a new niche. He described major changes in his market (think Amazon getting into your vertical) that have forced his formerly successful...

Feedback Loops and the Speed of Iteration

A dear friend of mine who is also in the early stages of starting a business to serve other business leaders, recently lamented with me about the frustrations of not fully knowing where we stand. You see we are both used to designing...