Happy Life Philosophy from a unique 50lbs 16 year old–Smashing the Status Quo.

What’s a legacy? A legacy is anything handed down from the past, as from an ancestor or predecessor.  Do you ever ponder your legacy? If so, here’s one to ponder: Sam Berns (23 Oct 1996–10 Jan 2014) a boy who suffered from progeria.   Progeria is a progressive genetic disorder that causes children to age rapidly.  As we all would imagine, it might be tough to have a …

Risk Takers and Ants Marching–The Key to Innovation

There is a great deal of conversation around the concept of bold and innovative leaders as of late.  To be truly bold and innovative requires a leader to take risk, and risk requires courage.  So, how brave are you?  How brave is your organization?  Will it tolerate risk?  Will it tolerate our potential failure?  This is …

Leading in the V.U.C.A. Environment—What’s Changed?

How many times have you heard our environment has changed—it’s now more volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) today than every before? I’m not 100% convinced this is true. Go back just in American history. Did George Washington live in uncertain times? Did Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Dwight Eisenhower, or LBJ live in uncertain, complex, …