Pay close attention and you can predict the outcome.
Cash cows, gadflies, creative destruction, and eating your own dog food.
Creative destruction is increasingly real and accelerating faster than ever. A new company comes, an old company goes. Brands emerge and evaporate before our eyes. Look forward with alacrity or don’t bother looking up from abandonment.
Stop beginning any spoken sentence with Candidly, Honestly, Quite Frankly, Truthfully, or To Tell You The Truth.
Try something instead that hasn’t worked (but you think it might). If it starts to work, stay humble. Stay inquisitive.
Let’s talk about unintended consequences of a company that grows faster than its vision.
We are transforming our interactions into Trump World. It’s a step closer to anarchy.
Our president is not a victim. His relationship with the media is his own making.
The current political climate has made it difficult to see the glue binding us together.
Do you really want feedback, or do ask because you want someone to tell you that what you are pitching is wonderful?
When a guy as brilliant as Musk goes sideways, I start to ask myself some questions. Like, what’s up with all the weirdness?
That is the nature of service. I’m pretty sure we can’t fix this rotten, broken, unjust world. I’m completely certain we can always help one or two strangers if we care to make that choice.
Morale is a byproduct of engagement, so how can you create a better environment for your employees?
I have been alive for over 20% of our nation’s history.
I’m talking about the really big stuff.
If a tribal door is opened to you, walk through it. Leave your plans on the other side of the door. Open your heart to tribal ways, and in a single week you might change a single life. It likely will be yours.