It’s a Milestone

It’s a Milestone

Sunday was my son’s 18th birthday – a real milestone on the road to adulthood. In about 6 months he’ll be setting off for college. This transition is filled with
Tomorrow’s Leaders Today

Tomorrow’s Leaders Today

After running CEO groups for 12 years, I launched a class for tomorrow’s CEOs earlier this month. It was at the suggestion of a couple of the CEOs I work
Daily Workout

Daily Workout

When you make the committment to transform your body, you go to the gym. But, it’s not a one-shot deal. You go regularly. Physical fitness takes consistent effort and sustained
Don’t Settle!

Don’t Settle!

Issy Sharp, the Canadian hotelier, noted in the early days of his career that there were two types of hotels in Canada, his homeland. The first type was small, with
Escape Velocity

Escape Velocity

Take a particular goal you are working on – could be personal or professional. Most people plot out what it’s going to take to get from here to there, but

Seth Kahan interviews David Gammel

David Gammel, the Entomological Society of America’s executive director, talks about his leadership style, organizational culture, the International Congress of

Storytelling

Fresh from a storytelling workshop for the Leadership Congress of the International Sign Association, I tell you how to create

Leading Change at Shell & the National Apartment Association

Don Cole interviews Seth, taking a look at the essence of his work with leaders.

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

To arrange an interview, contact Seth at (301) 229-2221 or email him at Seth@VisionaryLeadership.com.

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Giving Thanks

If you are in the USA, you know this is Thanksgiving week with the holiday this Thursday. Thanksgiving is a time for appreciating our blessings ...
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Leading Growth: the CEO Survey

I am a member of the Summit Global Network. We are 22 boutique consulting firms on 7 continents who share resources, insights, and consulting expertise ...
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Persistence, Forgiveness, and the Two-sided Approach

If you know what you want, make these three your modus operandi and you will quickly see the fruits of your labor: 1. Persistence – ...
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Writer in the Storm

As I write this in my home in Washington DC, Frankenstorm is closing in. The harsh rains and powerful winds are coming. Weather forecasters are ...
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Join me in helping Malala Yousufzai

You may have heard the news about Malala Yousufzai, a 15 yr old Pakistani girl outspoken about girls’ education and atrocities committed by the Taliban ...
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Growing Your Base

Expanding your customer base depends on five factors: 1. Current customer satisfaction 2. Desire for your offering 3. Your reputation as a provider 4. A ...
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Success Rules!

Everyone loves to win. I have had the good fortune to work with 60+ exceptional companies in the last ten years, including 30 where I ...
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Your Biggest Asset and Challenge

A client of mine discovered how difficult it can be to cut through the mindset that prevents inflection points. Yet, as you will see, turning ...
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Facing Off

Five days ago I set up a facebook site, facebook.com/GettingInnovationRight. I spent a nominal amount (just about $50 so far) to advertise my page to ...
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Competitive Differentiation

Competitive differentiation is a form of innovation that is all about getting a bigger buy from your customers. It works by separating yourself from your ...
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Going Global? Check these Countries Out.

Whether your company is international with key relationships in several countries, a global enterprise with worldwide reach, or a local organization interested in doing business ...
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Discover Inflection Points!

An inflection point is a dramatic and decisive shift in your relationship with the market for better or worse. It can be positive, increasing your ...
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Ken Garrison on Competitive Intelligence

In my upcoming book, Getting Innovation Right, I detail seven activities that give an edge to leaders who want to succeed in the market (who ...
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Walking Between Worlds

Last time I wrote I told you how I go off into the wild blue yonder with my son, Gabe every summer. It’s a special ...
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Off the Grid

Almost every morning I get up around 6-6:30am. Today I got up at 11. It was the first time in a few years. Some days ...
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