CEO Gone Wild – The Power of Strategic Disengagement

Two weeks ago, I did something totally outside of my comfort zone. I put an away message up on my email, I powered down my phone, and I went completely dark. From the rest of the world, that is. On Friday, before I left for vacation, I was already stressing about being disconnected from my … More CEO Gone Wild – The Power of Strategic Disengagement

Fall in Love With Your Vision. Date Your Model.

I mentioned last week that I have been diving deep into my organizations and I’m still asking questions, making changes, challenging our previous way of doing things, and generally breaking shit. I’m relentless. Here’s the thing, though, I would rather be disrupting my own organization, than allowing the competition to do it. I will always … More Fall in Love With Your Vision. Date Your Model.

5 Ways to Change Your Thinking to Achieve Success This Spring

  Well, apparently this year the groundhog was right. Six more weeks of winter… We’re on week five and getting a foot of snow in Vermont right now. Last week it was 50 degrees. But as much as I’d like to complain about the weather, the weather is going to do what it’s going to … More 5 Ways to Change Your Thinking to Achieve Success This Spring

Your Most Important Relationships May Be With People You’ve Never Met

Last week I taught a business and leadership bootcamp in Vermont to an incredible group of entrepreneurs, small business owners, and leaders. One of the topics that came up was mentorships and the value of a mentor. The whole conversation started when we began talking about the five relationships you need to live a wealthy … More Your Most Important Relationships May Be With People You’ve Never Met

What is Life?

Over the summer, my brother and I (and our better halves) threw a surprise 60th birthday party for my Mom and we flew our grandmother (Nanny) in from Texas. She was flying in from Dallas and I was on my way back from a business trip in Austin, so I had the privilege of meeting … More What is Life?