Happy Interruptions

Happy Interruptions

My office is in my home. When my kids were younger they would often come tumbling in to interrupt me and ask me for help of some kind – help ...
Seize the Year: 2016!

Seize the Year: 2016!

The best time to start getting ready for the year ahead is before it arrives! And a great way to do it is to ask questions that can propel you ...
The Magic 3 of Leadership Development

The Magic 3 of Leadership Development

There are three activities that make the difference for those leaders who consistently rise to the top when it comes to career, salary, and impact. The Magic 3 are Transformative ...
Creating Miracles

Creating Miracles

Thanksgiving is coming up here in the USA – a time where we reflect on what we appreciate about life. When most people think of miracles, they think of a ...
Priming

Priming

When you prime, you are getting ready for another activity. The verb takes its name from a biochemical process in which you use a material to get ready for a ...

Seth Kahan and Lisa McLeod

Lisa McLeod, bestselling author of Selling with Noble Purpose, discusses organizational performance, grand challenges, her next book and leadership ...

Grand Challenges

What is a Grand Challenge and why is it such a powerful tool for associations? This video explores the basic ...

Knowledge Business Engine

This video covers the basics of the Knowledge Business Engine, the core revenue and value generator of successful associations that ...

Seth Kahan on Association Evolution

I lay out the three stages of evolution of an association and share a little on why Grand Challenges grow ...

Kodak and the World Bank stand as examples.

Excerpted from my Feb 10 presentation for business leaders in Washington DC ...

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Be Unreasonable Today

People who accomplish great things are unreasonable. They go beyond what is expected, even against it. There will always be those who tell you your ...
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Kent State University Webinar Thursday on Getting Innovation Right

Did you know that my new puppy, Sita, made the front page of the blog of the International Bridge Tunnel & Turnpike Association? While this ...
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Pursue Big Goals, Relish Small Moments

I have a dream to help leaders create the future. I believe we influence our world much more than we generally acknowledge. The visions we ...
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Don’t Hold Back on Your Dreams

I once went into the Adirondack wilderness for 10 days to find peace and quiet, contemplate life’s great mysteries, and make peace with life. I ...
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Leadership: 4 Steps that Improve Performance in Partnerships

Seth is a motivational speaker and keynote speaker. He uses storytelling and communication exercises to help build strong business communities and ignite positive organizational change ...
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Leadership: 4 Steps that Improve Performance in Partnerships

Seth is a motivational speaker and keynote speaker. He uses storytelling and communication exercises to help build strong business communities and ignite positive organizational change ...
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Dreams, Courage, and Laughter

It’s easy to get caught up in all the details of life, to become so focused on the tasks at hand that you forget to ...
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Cutting Through Other People’s Information Overload

Before you can influence people, you need to get their attention. If you are leading a change initiative, one of your biggest challenges is the ...
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7 Key Activities for Getting Innovation Right

Leaders have great ideas all the time. They are knowledgeable and regularly have insights into their customers’ predicaments. They are great at spotting areas for ...
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What Secrets Do You Carry in Your Bag?

Everyone has a bag of tricks, special talents and ideas you draw on when you’re up against the wall or need a little something extra ...
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10 Tips for Creating Customer Value and Financial Growth

1. Always be prepared to close down activity in favor of more lucrative customer-centric programs. 2. Create a framework to evaluate all your activities that ...
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Achieving a New Level of Performance in a Complex World

The adoption of our daughter, Ruchi, introduced a new order of complexity into our household. Put aside for the time being all of the chaos ...
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What is Your Moonshot?

A moon shot is a bold vision that unites a people, making possible extraordinary action and achievement. To enroll stakeholders far and wide you need ...
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Your Time Has Come!

It’s 2013 and your time has come! Explore Your Place in the World. Own Your Space. Set Your Pace. Liberate your Leadership. Explore your place ...
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This Magic Moment

Today is the last day of the year and tomorrow is the first. We are truly on the cusp of a new annum. While many ...
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