Is There Still Time to Catch Up?

  • 2019-10-29

The phrase “early adopter” was first coined in 1962 by American sociologist Everett Rogers who wanted to know why people react the way they do to new ideas and innovations.


Are You Mindful of The Fickle Factor?

  • 2019-10-15

Everyone loves a good rags-to-riches story, but have you ever noticed how many people also devour stories of how the mighty have fallen?


The Hidden Power of Generosity

  • 2019-10-01

Have you ever experienced “lagniappe”? And how did it make you feel? First-time visitors to Louisiana will experience the magic of lagniappe whenever a vendor throws in “a little extra something special”, like that 13th donut that makes a baker’s dozen.


Henry's Breakaway Vision

  • 2019-09-17

If somebody walked up to you today and told you they were going to change every aspect of your business, industry and career, you would likely think they were a little bit south of crazy.


The Four-Generational Foursome

  • 2019-09-03

Can you name something that is both deceptively simple and endlessly complicated? A journey with a finite beginning and end that reveals how you deal with failure also determines how you achieve success? A pursuit marked by an endless series of tragedies and misfortune, but also highlighted...


The Connection Between Reflection & Relevance

  • 2019-08-20

It’s a disturbing trend.   One that doesn’t appear to be going away anytime soon. From what I can tell, the vast majority of companies and organizations are worshipping blindly at a church called the Sacred Heart of Execution & Measurement; often at the expense of vision and common sense.


Still Wild About Harry

  • 2019-08-06

Harry spent nearly 30 years giving voice to Chicago hopes and dreams. More often than not, those dreams were dashed, but each spring Harry kept hope alive; pumping the Windy City faithful with his trademark unabashed exuberance and unbridled, optimistic energy.


How Far Will You Go to Fight For Your Rights?

  • 2019-07-23

For centuries, musicians have used the power of song to buck the system and thumb their nose at the establishment.   During the medieval and Renaissance eras, jesters and minstrels employed by monarchs would entertain at court with music, jokes and storytelling; often mocking the king.


Leadership and the Empathy Equation

  • 2019-07-09

21st century leaders readily agree it’s a supreme asset to surround yourself with people who are loyal, hard-working and responsive to change.


Will You Embrace Your 'Weird'?

  • 2019-06-25

After meeting more than a year ago in the online world, I finally got to meet them in person last month at the scene of the crime in ‘Canada’s Most Notorious City’.