5 quotes that truly inspire… thank you Dr. King

Martin Luther King Jr. and Two of His Children

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” “Almost always, the creative dedicated minority has made the world better.” “Nothing in all […]

3 Attributes Powerfully Successful Problem Solvers Possess


Good problem solving skills are fundamentally important, especially when leading a business. But problems (what’s that consulting term… challenges) are something that we don’t particularly like. They’re time-consuming. They bogart their way into our already packed schedules. And the queue never seems to end! A formula that primes us as humans to find the easiest […]

The New Gatekeeper?


Pop quiz, What do each of the below have in common? “Come on out to the picture show.” “Same Bat time, same Bat channel.” “I want my MTV.” Each is a former powerful lever in the media game. Ever since I fell into the media/entertainment industry in the mid-1990s the winning combination for corporations was […]

Letting Go


In my prior post series on business models I talked about getting liberated. Breaking con­nec­tions to make room for your new ideas. One of the most difficult traditional views for businesses is the thought that a product or service needs to be perfected before released upon the masses. Yes, a release needs to be baked enough to fulfill […]