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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May 24, 2022

Hiatus: Inspiration for the Gap

Oxford’s English Dictionary defines “hiatus” as a pause or gap in a…

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April 27, 2022

Profiles In Candor: Jon Batiste

Yin and yang, good and evil, darkness and light. For eternity, there…

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March 28, 2022

Profiles In Candor: Madeleine Albright

When news broke of Putin’s attack on Ukraine, I sensed an unusual…

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February 26, 2022

Profiles in Candor – Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Archbishop Desmond Tutu – known worldwide for his progressive views – died…

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January 27, 2022

Profiles in Candor: Sidney Poitier

Sidney Poitier, the first black man to earn an Academy Award for…

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December 17, 2021

Profiles in Candor: Coach Mendenhall

In an emotional – and extraordinarily transparent – live stream interview, Bronco…

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November 19, 2021

Profiles in Candor: White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki

There’s something familiar about current White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki. She…

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October 26, 2021

We’re Languishing: Adam Grant Tells Us How to Find Our Flow

Adam Grant, an organizational psychologist, has spent his career studying motivation. He…