May 23, 2022

Dr. Garret Westlake of VCU’s da Vinci Center for Innovation offers an…

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May 16, 2022

As a fan of Alan Alda through the hit TV shows M*A*S*H…

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May 9, 2022

I’ve always been so proud of my twin who spent his working…

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May 2, 2022

It’s not unusual for me to drop the old idioms “sounds like…

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April 25, 2022

My cousin from Michigan visited recently. She grew up in Richmond and…

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April 18, 2022

“What’s next” is a pressing topic for individuals in the last third…

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April 11, 2022

Leadership is a keyword/hashtag/training objective/career goal, and/or universal search optimization term. And…

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April 4, 2022

Erik Weihenmayer – extreme outdoor adventurer who went blind at age 14…

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March 28, 2022

The lingering effects of the last two years – challenges with children,…

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March 21, 2022

Each year, I gather with my fellow coaches for a planning session…

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March 14, 2022

During a recent interview, a public school superintendent was asked about the…

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March 7, 2022

Recently, CEO clients have been asking for referrals to very specialized consultants…

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February 28, 2022

Dr. Garret Westlake, master of innovation at Virginia Commonwealth University’s da Vinci…

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February 21, 2022

During our February Encorepreneur breakfast, Dr. Garret Westlake (master of innovation at…

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February 14, 2022

When I had the pleasure of teaching in Jack Welch’s Executive MBA…

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February 7, 2022

We have had one of the most exciting professional football playoff seasons…

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January 31, 2022

We all know that front-line workers have had tremendous challenges over the…

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January 24, 2022

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 1963 Letter from Birmingham Jail (a response…

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January 17, 2022

NPR recently interviewed one of the producers of Food Network’s Chopped Junior,…

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January 10, 2022

Admiral James Stockdale, who was shot down over North Viet Nam, endured…

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September 12, 2020

The Great Influenza, John M. Barry

The Great Influenza by John M. Barry, a long, thorough, and heavy…

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August 28, 2020

Senator Cory Booker’s Candor

Recently, I had the true privilege of participating, along with 45 others,…

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August 18, 2020

The Ride of a Lifetime, by Robert Iger

The Ride of a Lifetime is a blend of autobiography, leadership manual,…

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July 27, 2020

Cloud Atlas, by David Mitchell

The second book in the list of summer reading recommended by Bill…

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July 17, 2020

Reflections on The Choice by Dr. Edith Eger

In a very brief summary that will not do this book or…

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June 25, 2020

What Will It Take? Bill Gates’ Summer Reading List 2020

Each summer, I intend to take advantage of the shift in busy-ness…

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June 11, 2020

Educated, by Tara Westover

Educated, by Tara Westover, is the harrowing true story of her rise…

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May 28, 2020

Sawubona, and other takeaways from the ScalingUp Reignite Summit

In lieu of our spring in-person gathering, the ScalingUp Summit was delivered…