What Makes the Master, a Master?

The story goes that Pablo Picasso once sat in a bar in Paris, having his lunch.A woman who recognized him came over and asked him “excuse me sir, aren’t you Pablo Picasso?”. As Pablo confirmed, the woman handed him a napkin and asked “can you please draw something for me?”. Pablo took the napkin and got to […]

The Hidden Key to Creating True Accountability

As I’m sitting at my hotel after a training, I’m motivated to write a post based on recent coaching conversations. This time, the topic is holding people accountable as a leader. It’s truly remarkable how bad this is done in organizations and how high the costs are of not doing there correctly. Here are 2 […]

Another Day on Repeat

Albert Einstein once said: “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” It took me years to understand what Einstein really meant to say. He’s talking about Tranquilized Obviousness. The Tranquilized Obviousness adults live in and that […]

Down the Ladder Trumpiness

So apparently Donald Trump will be the next president of the Divided States of America. For the last 6 months all the major polls said Clinton would win. She didn’t. For the last 6 months all the major media channels said the Democrats would win the Senate. They didn’t. For the last 6 months these […]

Creating a New Game of Leadership

I’m at my favorite little castle drinking a morning cup of coffee while reflecting on the last 3 months of extensive travels and meeting some amazing people from all over the world. It took me to Geneva, Warsaw, Dusseldorf, Cologne, Milan, Florence, Sienna, Arezzo, Valencia, Ibiza and Abu Dhabi. The one thing that stuck with […]