authentic reflections of a life desired to live well


Failing Well

New Coke

Failure is part of innovation. Without it, we don’t move forward. Does anybody remember Starbucks Sorbetto smoothies? They lasted about a year. Apple rolled out one of the most amazing technological marvels in computing: the Cube. Anyone reading this post on a Cube? Hey, I’m going to take a break from writing this post and have an icy class of “New Coke.” Want some? The best companies...

The Lawnmower Man

Recently I was on the campus of Wayne State University, a large public university, close to downtown Detroit, Michigan. I was meeting up with a mentor who was at a conference to go over some business development plans I was hoping to be vetted. I’d never been on campus before and was doing my best to find the correct building with my iPhone and Google Maps. As I was looking at a campus map...

A New Way To Work

Many offices are moving to what’s been called a “distributed workforce” or virtual team. With the advent of so many collaborative tools, it’s easier than ever to work from a home office effectively and efficiently. There have been some recent posts about at-home work environments from popular blogs like Signal vs. Noise, Work Shifting and Home Office Hustle. Primarily...

Good To Great

Much has been written and reviewed bout Jim Collins’ book on leadership.  It has been a mainstay of organizations who wish to see change and empower leaders to have the courage to ask the tough questions and make moves toward health.  I couldn’t do justice to the thought and conversation that’s already happened around this book.  What I can do is share how the book has...

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