Are You Tough Enough?

Recently, I sat across the table from someone who is taking on a really tough leadership challenge.  He’s confronting entrenched conflict in the organization he cares so much about.  I listened [...]

Violent Agreement

I have a colleague who beats the drum that, “We do not do project management. We do project leadership.” I tend to agree with him. Though I do think there is an element of management to what [...]

What Happens to Us?

Several months ago I came across an interesting question in a film review.  The question, it turned out, stuck with me much longer than the film itself:  What happens to us when we learn [...]


The nature of my work is such that I can spend hours reading, reading, reading—especially now that I’m also focused on completing a graduate degree.  But, I’ve been attracted to intellectual [...]