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The Real Work of Leaders

Once your employee’s basic needs of provision and protection are met…we move up Maslow’s Hierarchy and it gets a little more abstract.  For starters, we all need a sense of purpose (that’s bigger than making money and acquiring more stuff.)  … Read More ›

Alligators and Anxiety

I used to have a business partner who was fond of saying, “you can’t keep your mind on your business when the alligators are after you.”  He was from Florida.  What he meant was salesmen (or anyone) can’t tap into… Read More ›

Anxiety is Interfering

Anxiety is interfering with everything your organization needs right now.  Anxiety is interfering with creative product/service development, it’s interfering with sales and marketing teams, and it’s interfering with your managers’ ability to communicate effectively.   Individuals and departments are competing for… Read More ›

The Social Interactive Energy Field

Resonating through your organization is a social interactive energy field.  Some call this phenomenon “corporate culture,” and some call it “the spirit of the organization.” I like the term “social interactive energy field” because it provides a visual model –… Read More ›

TEDxABQ

Yesterday I submitted my presenter application to TEDxABQ, which is the TEDx event in Albuquerque, NM being held this September.  Some friends of mine talked me in to submitting after discussing some of my ideas around generative governance, generative economy… Read More ›