Category Archives: Leadership

I’m no longer “not flying”

on October 18, 2017 in Habits, Leadership, SIDCHAs, Visualization

A friend wrote Your perseverance in not flying around is beyond impressive. 🙂 Are you still not consuming normal packaging? The longer you live outside a system, the less its goals and values control you. As with fitness, my skills living by my pollution-related values becomes easier all the time. I responded I’m no longer “not flying” or avoiding food packaging. I’m living by my values, which means creating adventure,[…] Keep reading →

Read Scott Mautz’s new book, Find the Fire: Ignite Your Inspiration & Make Work Exciting Again

on October 16, 2017 in Leadership

Scott Mautz just released his book, Find the Fire: Ignite Your Inspiration & Make Work Exciting Again. I read a pre-release and recommend it. I like Scott’s work—his books, his posts for Inc., and his speaking—and am honored to have written a blurb for it: If you want to do more than you can alone, you want to motivate yourself and others, even to inspire. Most people don’t think they[…] Keep reading →

The Simple Reason to Learn to Lead Yourself First

on October 7, 2017 in, Leadership

My Inc. article today, “The Simple Reason to Learn to Lead Yourself First,” begins: The Simple Reason to Learn to Lead Yourself First Leading others before you know your direction can lead you nowhere, or in circles. Inc. readers love leading. We love learning to lead better. Usually that means learning to lead others. Leading others sounds sexier. In my leadership courses and workshops, nearly everyone prefers the exercises that lead others over ones[…] Keep reading →

Videos and a short history of my invention and Submedia, the company I co-founded in 1999

on October 3, 2017 in Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Stories

Ten or fifteen years ago most people knew me through Submedia, the company I co-founded to market I technology I conceived of in 1996. My invention The technology was a display we’d install on subway tunnel walls that looked to riders between stations like a movie screen outside the subway car windows. From a business perspective, we were a billboard company: we installed the displays at our cost, sold media[…] Keep reading →

An ideal year’s outcome

on September 30, 2017 in Audio, Leadership, Models, Nature, Podcast

A recent workshop I attended had me write my dream of a “Year of Opportunity”—that is, what I’d like to make happen if I achieved everything I could. Normally we don’t share our greatest hopes and expectations since they enable others to judge us—for dreaming too much, for being unrealistic, for thinking too much of ourselves, for not achieving our dreams, and so on. So what? I’m going to share[…] Keep reading →

On the Schmooze with Robbie Samuels

on September 26, 2017 in Audio, Leadership

Robbie Samuels hosts the On the Schmooze podcast and today he released his conversation with me, “Leadership Through Living.” I love that, unlike many podcasters, he enjoys the conversation and has fun, not just asks questions. Listen to the conversation Listen to the conversation Robbie’s show notes: Today’s guest is an “astrophysicist turned new media whiz” who has earned five Ivy League degrees and holds six patents. He helped build[…] Keep reading →

The massive power of habitually doing what you don’t have to do: The Ziglar Show interview

on September 20, 2017 in Audio, Habits, Leadership, SIDCHAs

An early memory is of my mother, when she moved into sales and more entrepreneurship, having Zig Ziglar books. This was the late 70s. I was in grade school and knew nothing of business or this guy, except his memorable name. I’m pleased to announce that the Ziglar show, featuring Zig Ziglar’s son Tom and Kevin Miller posted an interview of me, “The massive power of habitually doing what you[…] Keep reading →