I’m pleased to share the news that my column, “Thinking Like a Leader: Three Big Shifts” made it to #3 on the strategy+business top 10 most-read list for 2015. It’s an honor to be on a list with Herminia Ibarra, Roger Martin, and so many other notables. More important, I’m happy that the article made an impact. Please read the… Read More
My latest e-book from O’Reilly Media is now available. It expands on my widely read post for strategy+business examining three mental shifts that leaders must make in order to cope with contemporary organizations and situations. The three shifts are: Moving from linearity to complexity: We live in a complex world and you must adjust your mindset accordingly; Thinking of focus… Read More
I’ve been reading a lot about development in brain science lately. It is in preparation for a white paper on how our increasing understanding of neuroscience and psychology can inform the work of leaders. On the reading list have been Daniel Kahneman’s Thinking, Fast and Slow; David Eagleman’s Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain; Srini Pillay’s Your Brain and… Read More
I love this short film about sand artist Peter Donnelly. He works against the clock, except that he doesn’t see it that way (a powerful lesson) and is not possessive about what he creates.
A singing, dancing flash mob performs in the Antwerp train station. Pure joy.