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Monthly Archives: January 2018


AGILE Luck: a Lot Less Random than you Think!

AGILE Luck:  a Lot Less Random than you Think!

Its not by accident that the AGILE are lucky and the lucky are AGILE!  Luck is huge in AGILITY, except its a lot less random than you think. Read More »


Speaking in Edmonton (Alberta, Canada)

Speaking in Edmonton (Alberta, Canada)

Flew in late at night from warm, dry and blue-sky sunny San Diego!  A little different here!  Always have a great time nevertheless. Read More »


The Ego Paradox & The Hero Quest (Erik Larson)

The Ego Paradox & The Hero Quest (Erik Larson)

Caught up with my good friend, Chair and Speaker Erik Larson at ChairWorld.  I was wowed by what he has done with his speaker topic and materials since speaking at all 3 of groups 2 years ago and so honored to discover that he took some of my suggestions and ran with them.  I am immediately booking him to come ... Read More »


Speaking at Vistage ChairWorld 2018: The AGILE Chair

Speaking at Vistage ChairWorld 2018:  The AGILE Chair

Its such an honor to be invited to speak to my esteemed peers, accomplished Vistage Chairs and Vistage Speakers, about being an AGILE Chair.  Full house/standing room only and great evaluations.  Its really helps them see the agile middle road to navigate the VUCA they experience as Chairs.  They loved my use of the Cat & Dog as an example ... Read More »


Traders & Investors – are you in the 5% Minority or the 95% Majority? American Dream or American Nightmare?

Traders & Investors – are you in the 5% Minority or the 95% Majority?  American Dream or American Nightmare?

60 Minutes segment entitled, “401K Fallout” during the great recession.  But 95% of people are still blindly trusting in their 401K and will ride the rollercoaster of the markets and a next downturn/crash.  5% won’t because they are active in dynamically managing their 401K. </ A video of Mad Money’s Jim Cramer talking about his role as a Hedge Fund ... Read More »


Economic Outlook

Economic Outlook

I have been looking for a latest economic update from the Beaulieu Brothers of ITR Economics who have a high profile/trusted reputation in the Vistage community and I found this:  Prepare For Second Half Slowdown, Mild 2019 Recession Downturn Will Usher in the Roaring 20s Read the whole thing (through the small part when it gets Denver specific) and you ... Read More »


The Age of AGILE

The Age of AGILE

Steve Denning is coming out with his new book on February 1st 2018 entitled, “The Age of Agile:  How Smart Companies are Transforming the Way Work Gets Done” for which here are a few tasters: The Dawn of the Age of Agile Why AGILE is Eating the World I read an early draft of his book as part of his ... Read More »


Message from Mike Richardson for DuraBuilt

Message from Mike Richardson for DuraBuilt

Hello all – I am looking forward to being with you for your leadership session at the end of January, exploring the secrets of AGILITY.  Please see my video message below: We will be focusing on 3 things in our workshop: ACCOUNTABILITY – at the core of everything. Holding ourselves accountable as individuals, as a team and as an organization ... Read More »


Alan Mulally and Bryce Hoffman speaking to Dale Carnegie

Alan Mulally and Bryce Hoffman speaking to Dale Carnegie

After publishing his best-selling book, “American Icon:  Alan Mulally and the Fight to Save Ford Motor Company” author Bryce Hoffman became a Dale Carnegie graduate, saying … I love it, it’s changing my life, and every principle I am learning, I am thinking to myself, that’s what Alan Mulally did at Ford! Hear more in the video below in which ... Read More »