Teaching Leaders How to Step Off Their Well Worn Path & Lead Creative Organizations

Your Organization’s Worst Leadership Enemy

You.   Effective leaders do these things – Assess themselves and determine what they are good at and not good at Determine what about...

Edison Didn’t Invent the Light Bulb (Alone)

“What! Any 5th grader knows that Thomas Edison invented the light bulb, Mike are you brain dead.” Here is a list of names and want you to see if you...

4 Barriers to Creative Planning & How to Get Rid of Them

There are several keys to successful planning and one of the first to do is to be aware of some of the major barriers that will trip you up. Fear of...

Lead Like “THE BOSS” Springsteen

  At the E Street Band’s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Roy Bittan, piano player for the band, said this: “When we are called...

Who I Think Will Win the Super Bowl

Today is a big day for NFL fans; Super Bowl LIII. I was thinking last night I wonder how many fans could actually tell you what number LIII is, but...

Is Your Leader One of These Cartoon Characters?

I was thinking the other day that some leaders behave just like cartoon characters.   Here are some that come to mind. Can you think of others?...

My personal philosophy

can be expressed by a quote found in Muriel Strode’s Little Book of Prayer

She said this:

 

“I will not go where the path may lead. I will go where this is no path and I will leave a trail”

 

This has guided me to help leaders and their organizations learn to become more creative and successful