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Monthly Archives: February 2018


Speaking in Orange County

Speaking in Orange County

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London Business School MBA 50th Anniversary: Made in London since 1968.

London Business School MBA 50th Anniversary:  Made in London since 1968.

I did my MBA there full-time for 2 years in years 20 (1988) to 22 (1990).   London Business School MBA 50th Anniversary: Made in London since 1968. Read More »


Working with a CEO and Team in San Diego

Working with a CEO and Team in San Diego

Ready to go … before picture above … after picture below.  Had a great afternoon introducing them to the pivot of mindset, skillset and toolset to AGILE.   Read More »


View from my Office this Morning – I love Temecula Valley Wine Country!

View from my Office this Morning – I love Temecula Valley Wine Country!

2 hot air balloons about to take off just outside our back yard.  I love Temecula Valley Wine Country!  Read more blogs about Temecula. Read More »


Working with a CEO and Executive Team in my own backyard in Temecula

Working with a CEO and Executive Team in my own backyard in Temecula

Had a blast working with a CEO and executive team in my own backyard in Temecula, including the Marshmallow Challenge, for which we had a winner! Read More »


The 5 Roles of Everyday AGILE Leaders

The 5 Roles of Everyday AGILE Leaders

I enjoyed being with you as your speaker and I’m glad you came here for some follow-up: PDF of Handout:  5 Roles Handout         PDF of my Power-Point slides:  Executive Briefing                     5 Reasons Why We Experience More Wheel$pin Than We Should (& the 5 Realities, 5 Roles ... Read More »


Message for Blue Sky Network

Message for Blue Sky Network

I am looking forward to being with you for our upcoming team session.  Please see my video below and then continue reading below for a little pre-work: We will talk about the AGILITY imperative which all businesses are facing these days: The Question:  “Why, despite all of our investments in developing our businesses, do we still experience much more Wheel$pin ... Read More »


Darkest Hour

Darkest Hour

What a great movie about AGILE Leadership in the darkest of times tracking 39 days in May 1940.   Much of the movie is set in Churchill’s War Rooms – if you haven’t been yet, you should next time you are in London:  Churchill War Rooms. Discover the secrets hidden beneath the streets of Westminster in the underground nerve centre ... Read More »


AGILE Branding

AGILE Branding

Great article on the architecture of a positioning statement using Harley Davidson as an example: Positioning statements and taglines: Crafting the foundation of your brand strategy. Template What: The only [category] How: that [differentiation characteristic] Who: for [customer] Where: in [geographic location] Why: who [need state] When: during [underlying trend] Example – Harley Davidson used this to determine their positioning ... Read More »


Facilitating at Fazeli Cellars Winery with owner BJ Fazeli and the rest of the Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce Board

Facilitating at Fazeli Cellars Winery with owner BJ Fazeli and the rest of the Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce Board

Had a blast with BJ Fazeli at his beautiful winery in Temecula Valley Wine Country, literally a stone throw from my home.  Its one of the newest, biggest and best of the 40+ wineries up here in our booming wine country:  Fazeli Cellars Winery.  We were with Alice Sullivan (CEO of the Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce and member ... Read More »