Inspiration and Provocation

No Excuse, Sir/Ma’am ☑

On R-Day, my first day as a “new cadet” at West Point, back in the summer of 1987, I was taught my four responses. These four responses were to be the only acceptable answers to questions upperclass cadets might ask me for my entire plebe year. I remember somebody...

Bye-bye 2019, Bring it on, 2020! 🎉🎉🎉

I'm hoping this finds you in the midst of a luxurious holiday, enjoying some down-time with loved ones. Wherever you are, I have a few cool things I want to share with you. 1. Every New Years Eve since 2000, I have asked myself these same personal vision questions....

What’s your “work costume?” 🎃

I just got back from giving a keynote address to the fabulous Missouri and Illinois Community Behavioral Health Conference in St. Louis. They asked me to stay afterwards and do a session, which I was so happy to do. I hadn’t planned anything ahead of time - I just...

Inspiring reminder of who we are

Greetings from the United Kingdom! Last week we trained 130 change leaders in our Model for Unleashing through our partnership with the South West Academic Health Sciences Network at Dartington Hall (shown above). This week we’re at it again - this time in Wales -...

13 Myths about Leading Large-Scale Change

If you tried to get in touch with me this past August, you got my out of office message that I would be out for the entire month. This is the first time in my adult life I’ve given myself permission to take an entire month off at once and I have to tell you – it was...

Dispatches from Switzerland (and Italy) 👣

Hey friends! I’m on my flight home from two amazing weeks in Europe. The first was on Lake Constanz about two hours east of Zurich where I facilitated a retreat for the Climate Breakthrough Project. I think of the Climate Breakthrough Project as the MacArthur Genius...

What the World Needs Now

                            Hey there! My wife Christine and I took last week off to play with our kids because it was their Spring Break. Oh my goodness - that was really fun and really tiring!!...

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No Excuse, Sir/Ma’am ☑

On R-Day, my first day as a “new cadet” at West Point, back in the summer of 1987, I was taught my four responses. These four responses were to be the only acceptable answers to questions upperclass cadets might ask me for my entire plebe year. I remember somebody...

Bye-bye 2019, Bring it on, 2020! 🎉🎉🎉

I'm hoping this finds you in the midst of a luxurious holiday, enjoying some down-time with loved ones. Wherever you are, I have a few cool things I want to share with you. 1. Every New Years Eve since 2000, I have asked myself these same personal vision questions....

What’s your “work costume?” 🎃

I just got back from giving a keynote address to the fabulous Missouri and Illinois Community Behavioral Health Conference in St. Louis. They asked me to stay afterwards and do a session, which I was so happy to do. I hadn’t planned anything ahead of time - I just...

Inspiring reminder of who we are

Greetings from the United Kingdom! Last week we trained 130 change leaders in our Model for Unleashing through our partnership with the South West Academic Health Sciences Network at Dartington Hall (shown above). This week we’re at it again - this time in Wales -...

13 Myths about Leading Large-Scale Change

If you tried to get in touch with me this past August, you got my out of office message that I would be out for the entire month. This is the first time in my adult life I’ve given myself permission to take an entire month off at once and I have to tell you – it was...

Dispatches from Switzerland (and Italy) 👣

Hey friends! I’m on my flight home from two amazing weeks in Europe. The first was on Lake Constanz about two hours east of Zurich where I facilitated a retreat for the Climate Breakthrough Project. I think of the Climate Breakthrough Project as the MacArthur Genius...

What the World Needs Now

                            Hey there! My wife Christine and I took last week off to play with our kids because it was their Spring Break. Oh my goodness - that was really fun and really tiring!!...

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