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Monthly Archives: November 2017


With my colleagues Chris Everett & Ben Baran helping a Hardware Product Design & Manufacturing Client pivot to AGILE

With my colleagues Chris Everett & Ben Baran helping a Hardware Product Design & Manufacturing Client pivot to AGILE

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On Trend: The Gig Economy, Portfolio Careers & Free Agent nation

On Trend:  The Gig Economy, Portfolio Careers & Free Agent nation

Back in 2001 Dan Pink popularized the term, “Free Agent Nation” when he published his book of the same name, “Free Agent Nation:  The Future of Working For Yourself”.  I read this book as I was taking the leap from the corporate world in the spring of 2002, aged 39, becoming a free agent myself to pursue a portfolio career. ... Read More »


Case-Studies we are progressing through in the Vistage Stanford Executive Leadership Program

Case-Studies we are progressing through in the Vistage Stanford Executive Leadership Program

I have been having a blast facilitating the inaugural cohort of the Vistage Stanford Executive Leadership Program in San Diego (January through December this year, 2017) and we have been progressing through some very contemporary and insightful case-studies (mostly very digestable video summaries with some classic case-study reading), interviews and readings: BCG (Boston Consulting Group) Microsoft Amazon Zappos LinkedIn Equity ... Read More »


Staying ALIVE: an Active Shooter Survival Program

Staying ALIVE:  an Active Shooter Survival Program

Fantastic and unique new Vistage Resource Speaker topic:   “A.L.I.V.E. Active Shooter Survival Program” from Vistage Member Michael Julian, CEO of National Business Investigations and MPS Security, with a staff of hundreds providing security and protection services. In the business since he was 16 years old, going on surveillance stake-outs with his father, Mike is a Certified Professional Investigator, Personal ... Read More »