Once the elements of teamwork are operative, the word ‘leader’ takes on a new meaning. It is but one position on the team, and certainly not the most important one. The elements of leadership will apply to everyone, because at any given time, anyone can be called upon by the needs of the team to […]Read More The Declaration of Interdependence: Leadership
The world – our Deep Space Nine – needs a new mission that is based not on the ideologies and geographies and histories that divide us, but on our shared, fundamental drive to bond together for the satisfaction of our needs, for the progress of our enterprises, and, perhaps, for our very survival. That mission […]Read More The Declaration of Interdependence: Teaming
In this lifetime, our job is to develop ourselves into functioning adults. Freud defined that level of maturity as the ability to do two things: to love and to work. It’s become increasingly clear to me that it is not enough to understand ourselves. And, it is not enough to understand another person. To be […]Read More The Declaration of Interdependence: Basic Ideas
Every year for the past nine, I’ve spent a few days mid-Autumn with the amazing Ray Wang, founder of Constellation Research, his team of analysts and staff, and as diverse an array of executives as you find at this sort of event, mostly global innovation, tech, and digital leaders. I always leave with more questions […]Read More The Declaration of Interdependence: An Introduction
Once upon a time, I had to learn how to make a video. It was important, so I spent a few minutes with a very helpful guy at the Apple store, learning the ins and outs of iMovie. (If you know me, you know I never RTFM. I’m that kind of techie…) So technically speaking, […]Read More Leading Into the Light
Election Day will be here soon. Wherever you live, you’ll probably be asked a few ballot questions along with your selection of candidates for whatever job openings there are. Yours might be about your willingness to fund some project or change some tradition or underwrite some new bureaucracy. Did you ever notice that these Election […]Read More What if We Gave an Election and No One Came?
I still do a lot of speaking, and sometimes I recycle words, phrases, and even sentences I’ve used before. So, in preparation for a private event, I was looking for a speech I gave a long time ago and found this instead. It seems timely for now and right here. It was taken from a […]Read More Still Speaking Up – and Out