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Monthly Archives: September 2017


Vistage Executive Leadership Program in Collaboration with Stanford Graduate School of Business

Vistage Executive Leadership Program in Collaboration with Stanford Graduate School of Business

I am delighted to be leading the charge with the 2nd phase of rollout of this innovative executive advancement program in collaboration between Vistage and the Stanford Graduate School of Business.  It brings together the best of both worlds – Stanford’s thought leadership and Vistage’s application leadership and peer advantage.  Two world class leaders coming together to pioneer a new ... Read More »


With my Good Friend and Vistage Chair Bob McRann

With my Good Friend and Vistage Chair Bob McRann

With my good friend and Vistage Chair Bob McRann in San Diego yesterday.  Getting his Small Business Vistage Group doing the Marshmallow Challenge in the background during my resource-speaker workshop on Agility.  Just passed the 300 Groups milestone and started including the Marshmallow Challenge about 20 groups ago to contrast Agile Project Management with Waterfall!  They love it and it ... Read More »


Speaking in San Diego

Speaking in San Diego

Always great to be speaking in my own back yard in San Diego. Read More »


SCMC Follow-up Resources

SCMC Follow-up Resources

It was great being with you at your September SCMC meeting and speaking briefly on the subject of Agility.  As promised, here are some follow-up resources for those of you who want to know more about: Agility in General Download the handout as a PDF:  SCMC AGILITY One Pager Participate in The VUCA Report tracking 35 disruptive VUCA trends and ... Read More »


Speaking in Scottsdale, Arizona

Speaking in Scottsdale, Arizona

Great event working with a client Read More »


Speaking in Shreveport, Louisiana

Speaking in Shreveport, Louisiana

First time here. Read More »


Speaking in Monroe, Louisiana

Speaking in Monroe, Louisiana

First time here. Read More »


How are Your Wired? Fixed or Growth Mindset? Fragile or Agile?

How are Your Wired?  Fixed or Growth Mindset?   Fragile or Agile?

Last year’s 2016 Vistage Speaker of the Year, Eve Grodnitsky spoke to all 4 of my Vistage Groups last week in San Diego/Temecula Valley and they LOVED her. She shares her research into Mindset, how it changes everything (beliefs drive behaviors drive outcomes/results) and how we can rewire our brains for a Growth mindset to avoid a Fixed Mindset, even ... Read More »


FRAGILE “Fixed” or AGILE “Growth” Mindset?

FRAGILE “Fixed” or AGILE “Growth” Mindset?

I had a blast this week with Eve Grodnitsky speaking at my 4 Vistage Groups exploring her research into Mindset and the contrast between a “Fixed” mindset and a “Growth” mindset: Fixed:  proving how smart you are, needing to be right, feeding your ego and avoiding failure – fear driven Growth: improving by learning and growing, willing to be wrong, ... Read More »


My Commute to my new Temecula Vistage CEO Group!

My Commute to my new Temecula Vistage CEO Group!

I love living up here in Temecula Valley wine country.  This was my commute last week to my new Vistage CEO Group up here:  Temecula Valley Vistage CEO Group. Not much traffic, blue sky (no marine layer!) and open countryside – 40 wineries so far with a strategic plan to go to 100!  Agile Temecula Valley. Read More »