May 23, 2022

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

Read More »
May 16, 2022

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

Read More »
May 9, 2022

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

Read More »
May 2, 2022

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

Read More »
April 25, 2022

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

Read More »
April 18, 2022

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

Read More »
April 11, 2022

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

Read More »
April 4, 2022

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

Read More »
March 28, 2022

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

Read More »
March 21, 2022

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

Read More »
March 14, 2022

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

Read More »
March 7, 2022

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

Read More »
February 28, 2022

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

Read More »
February 21, 2022

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

Read More »
February 14, 2022

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

Read More »
February 7, 2022

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

Read More »
January 31, 2022

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

Read More »
January 24, 2022

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

Read More »
January 17, 2022

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

Read More »
January 10, 2022

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

Read More »
READ MORE »
May 16, 2020

Notable Quotes in the Era of COVID

In recent years, I’ve established a tradition of sharing highlights, quotes and…

READ MORE »
April 23, 2020

Profiles in Candor: Brené Brown

“That bugs the crap outta me.” Brené Brown, in a March 29,…

READ MORE »
April 16, 2020

Profiles in Candor: Dr. Anthony Fauci

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic response, Dr. Anthony Fauci has become one of…

READ MORE »
March 15, 2020

Profiles In Candor: Bob Moore, founder of Bob’s Red Mill

In his 50s, Bob Moore started over, switching careers from gas stations…

READ MORE »
March 5, 2020

Pollster Nate Silver’s Brilliant Accuracy

As with many disciplines, polling is both an art and a science.…

READ MORE »
February 26, 2020

Profiles in Candor: Jim Lehrer

In January, the broadcast journalism industry, and the listening audience from around…

READ MORE »
February 18, 2020

Profiles in Candor: Clayton Christensen

Earlier this year, Harvard Business School professor and business consultant Clayton Christensen…

READ MORE »
January 29, 2020

Women Still Fear Pregnancy Impacts Their Careers

There is a notion that today’s women are thriving while building a…