Flying on Auto-Pilot

The more things become automatic, the more we need to be in control. This past week, I had the pleasure of […]

Living Here in Allentown

Last week on MSNBC’s a.m. juggernaut, Morning Joe, Jack and Suzy Welch were plugging their latest book, “The Real Life MBA: […]

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Do You Want to Be Powerful or Influential?

Imagine you are negotiating your future with a great and mighty genie. He’s ready to grant you the ultimate tool […]

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“The Tonight Show” Moment

You know the moment, when a meeting or offsite veers off toward the absurd. That foreseeable second when someone brings […]

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In Praise of the Late Bloomer

“What a late bloomer really is, is somebody who blossoms on their own schedule.”             […]

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Truth, Lies and Wisdom

The week of February 9, 2015 was a hard one for journalism. In what felt like one blow after another, […]

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The Art of the Playcall

For a leader, making the right call is a combination of art, science and pure guts. Seattle Seahawks coach Pete […]

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Practical Knowledge

Many of us are enamored with the “Eureka!” moment – that moment of discovery that feels out-of-the-blue, transcendent and electric. […]

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Dis-connected

On January 12, 2015, National Public Radio announced its “Bored and Brilliant: The Lost Art of Spacing Out” project, complete […]

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The Price of Success

“Be careful what you wish for.”   So reads the ad for the recently released film, “Into the Woods.” The […]