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Are you big enough?

April 16, 2021

In working with leaders over this past many years, some at the very pinnacle of their organizations, I’ve observed a particular phenomenon: There can be little correlation between the magnitude of the role they hold and the magnitude of the change they ignite. Sometimes it’s a question of limited vision. They don’t actually see the […]

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Prompted to Be More

April 8, 2021

Many years ago, I was standing outside the Stanley Park Tea House in Vancouver debating with a friend whether we should head into brunch or continue our walk around the sea wall. It was a glorious sunny day, and the beach was beckoning. Suddenly, I felt a tap on my left shoulder. I turned, and […]

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Where do you go from here?

March 24, 2021

Eighteen months ago, I asked an executive client what keeps him up at night. “Disruption,” he said emphatically. And then, without a second’s pause, he added, “The need to disrupt ourselves before our competition does.” I wonder how well he’s sleeping these days now that disruption is the prevailing state. When even the simplest order […]

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