The Power of An Audacious Goal: Gran Fondo

You may have heard of a B.H.A.G. It stands for Big Hairy Audacious Goal, which helps a business focus on one single goal which is very bold but still achievable.  Jim Collins created this phrase in his book, Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies....

John Lennon Was Right

John Lennon said “Life is what happens when you’re busy making plans.” Surely that’s what happened on my 50th birthday. My oldest friend took me and my partner out to breakfast at the Boulder Dushanbe Teahouse ( a fabulous place to check out if you’re ever in Boulder,...

Leveraging Your People

One of my clients has worked for the same family-owned business for over 25 years. Although she’s not one of the family members, she’s a hardworking executive, truly dedicated to the company’s success. I was shocked to learn recently that she’s...

What’s Your Favorite Indulgence?

How would you answer this question: “I love to treat myself to what indulgence?” This is one of 300 questions in a wonderful conversation game called Talk In A Box. If you watch my first YouTube video here (or see my previous post) you’ll see what my answer is to this...