Strategic Foresight

Strategic Foresight

How far can you see into the future? There are some things that we are relatively certain about. For example, there’s a very good chance the sun is going to
Changing the World for the Better

Changing the World for the Better

Bobby Jo Clow is a nature photographer. Her “greatest passion is capturing our amazing planet and its occupants with my camera.” Her pictures are stunning – the tree on the
Laughing Counts for A Lot

Laughing Counts for A Lot

All four of us went out for Mother’s Day dinner. My wife, Laura, wanted to go cruising for sushi… checking out the best sushi restaurants to find one without an
Celebrate Your Uniqueness

Celebrate Your Uniqueness

I am spending the weekend in Austin, Texas, my childhood home. Saturday I attended Eeyore’s Birthday Party, an eccentric gathering of Austin’s weird at Pease Park. I used to attend
This Moment Counts

This Moment Counts

There is so much to do! So many cool things are going on! So many possibilities exist. Yet each is built upon this moment. Some say, this moment is all

Seth Kahan on innovation from the customer’s pov

Here is what good innovation feels like to the customer.

‘The Membership Economy’ by Robbie Baxter (Book Summary)

I love Robbie Baxter, Silicon Valley guru and author of the Amazon bestseller, The Membership Economy. In this 3 1/2

Seth Kahan interviews Veronica Meadows on Measuring Member Engagement

Veronica Meadows is Director, Member Engagement, at the Council of Landscape Architectural Regulatory Boards (CLARB). They have a reputation for

The 4 Forces of Business Disruption

The 4 types of business disruption are laid out as are strategies for using any one of them to your

Speed of Execution

Speed of execution is the single most important differentiator for leaders who consistently succeed in the market place when it

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Association Transformation

Today, Labor Day in the states, I am addressing association transformation. This is a new initiative I am leading, putting resources and news online at ...
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Today is Women’s Equality Day

Passed by Congress June 4, 1919, and ratified on August 18, 1920, the 19th amendment guarantees all American women the right to vote. The federal ...
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American College of Cardiology uses 21st century Business Savvy

People do not need or desire associations in the same ways they once did. They can network today in a myriad of venues, such as ...
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When Off the Grid is On the Mark

Every summer my son, Gabe, and I head out for a 10-day father son trip. This year it’s Aug 8-18, so there will be no ...
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Love Yourself as Your Life Depends Upon It

Why is it so important to love yourself? Because there are some things your soul needs that no one else can provide as well as ...
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This is the Age of Miracles

I worked through the last weekend, and was energized by the work. It was good. I had a chance to work with food scientists – ...
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Crossing the Threshold

A threshold is commonly defined as: 1. a strip of material that separates two rooms or the outside from the inside of a house 2 ...
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Something will Always Go Wrong

Great athletes often make their greatest progress when the odds are against them – they train for it. Golfers practice hitting out of the rough, ...
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Collecting Business Intelligence

I am now providing short 2-3 minute professional development videos drawn from my work as a trusted advisor with leaders. I will include a new ...
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Create Personally Powerful Moments

I was rereading the classic, 10 Natural Laws of Successful Time and Life Management, by Hyrum Smtih, and came across this great passage: stop thinking ...
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Give it Away!

We live in a time of unprecedented knowledge sharing. All around the world there are capable people investigating some of our world’s most perplexing dilemmas, ...
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Get Your Edge On

At the beginning of every week there is an opportunity to set goals for the days ahead and the chance to raise the bar on ...
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Build & Maintain Your Edge

Here are three activities that always yield benefits when it comes to staying ahead of the game: 1. Deepen your understanding of current circumstances. Investigate ...
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Global Giving

Every day this year I am going to give $10 to a different cause, using the GlobalGiving.org website. It’s a self-led journey of transformation I ...
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Take a Lesson from Nature

A good friend once suggested that I take my problems to the oldest teacher alive: nature. He told me to frame my most pressing question, ...
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