Category Archives: Leadership

My Best Boss

An irony I have noticed over the years is the unexpected response people have to my speeches and/or presentations. It is quite often humbling. For example, I may feel that I was in the zone, every sentence flowing seamlessly and … Continue reading

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Complex versus Complicated

Business is often, by its very nature, complex. TransForm has clients that have seemingly endless moving parts, which operate 24/7 in every time zone in the world, and whose employees and vendors come from every corner of the world. The … Continue reading

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Motivation is about Feelings

At TransForm we are often asked for the “secret” to motivation. How do leaders inspire vast numbers of people to passionately embrace what their company stands for and be committed ambassadors of the brand? Do not look for the answer … Continue reading

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Google Has A Breakthrough

One of the fascinating aspects of growing older is to witness that which has been established for eons announced as an epiphany for an individual or organization. Such was my experience as I read an article about Google in the … Continue reading

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Stop Doing – Start Creating

The following question was asked in a survey of senior citizens: “If you had your life to live over again, what would you do differently?” The dominant theme from all of the answers was: “I would take more time to … Continue reading

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Love Your Competitor

As an Aussie, I am still basking in the glow of the first Australian to win The Masters. His name is Adam Scott. The Masters is a golf tournament regarded by many professionals as the pinnacle of achievement. One would … Continue reading

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An Icon Moves On

A man who had a significant influence on my life and, without exaggeration, the lives of millions of others passed away on April 6th. His name was Larry Wilson, the founder of Wilson Learning and Pecos River Learning. Larry was … Continue reading

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Towards A Common Purpose

The TransForm team had just come back from the east coast having participated in a business meeting with a group of leaders in the energy industry. At that time hurricane Sandy was Forming and Storming, and simultaneously so were the … Continue reading

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Power Outages and Playbooks
4 Lessons from Super Bowl XLVII

The Power Outage The lights went out early in the third quarter of Super Bowl XLVII and there was a sense that things were not going to improve anytime soon. Over 108 million fans were waiting for play to resume. … Continue reading

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Your Company’s Got Talent

I admit to being a sucker for those You Tube videos that show extraordinary talent emerging from a nondescript individual whose appearance would have you believe that this performance is going to be a disaster. Even the judges’ expressions cannot … Continue reading

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