The Power of Diversity of Thought

The Power of Diversity of Thought

We live in a world of constant disruption. It interrupts and destabilizes our systems and norms, impacting individuals, organizations, and indeed, all of our society. We face cultural, environmental, and technological disruptions on a daily basis and rarely do we...
CONCORDIA SUMMIT REFLECTIONS

CONCORDIA SUMMIT REFLECTIONS

I recently had the opportunity to attend my first conference in-person since the start of the pandemic last March. Held concurrently with the United Nations General Assembly, the Concordia Summit was founded ten years ago. I was honored to sit on a panel and attend...
The Difference Between Determination And Tenacity

The Difference Between Determination And Tenacity

I’ve spent my whole life willing things through. I’ve grabbed hold of goals and refused to let go until I’ve made them happen. And that’s worked for me. Sweating every single detail has worked. This said, it probably hasn’t been the best way to do it. Leadership...
“Can I Get a Refund For 2021, Please?”

“Can I Get a Refund For 2021, Please?”

If this popular question is any indication, 2021 might not have started the way everyone hoped. We were all so eager to be through with the hardships of 2020 that we thought 2021 would be different. Turns out, not so much. January’s been brutal — a roller coaster of...
Imagining the Unimaginable Can Make You a Better Leader

Imagining the Unimaginable Can Make You a Better Leader

“Nobody could have imagined this.” “This is unbelievable.” “I can’t believe what we’re seeing.” That was the language of January 6th as domestic insurgents desecrated the hallowed halls of the U.S. Capitol. From a standpoint of human emotion, each and every one of the...