Monthly Archives: April 2019

Think Big. Act Small.

Last week, I again had the pleasure of hosting the Vermont Council on World Affairs. This time, we had a dynamic group of students from Africa studying entrepreneurship and business,  and I introduced them to the quantum leap concept and course material. We only spent a few hours together, but we got deep quickly. These students were not messing around …

You’re Stressed Out. Now What?

“I’m so stressed out!” I don’t have the exact data, but this I’m pretty sure this phrase has only been around for the last decade or so. Why has this saying become part of our national lexicon? Because we’re a society that is busy, burned out, over-scheduled, and generally overwhelmed. I don’t think we talk about it enough. Living this …

Universal Leadership Questions

Last week I had the opportunity to host nine delegates under the auspices of the Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program in partnership with the Vermont Council on World Affairs. The delegates were specifically interested in learning about the economic, political, and social factors that influence development of small businesses, entrepreneurship, and innovation in the United States, as well …