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Agility Masters


A lot of life’s problems can be explained by the applications of the common sense from these recently declassified Military Secrets!

A lot of life’s problems can be explained by the applications of the common sense from these  recently declassified Military Secrets!

Love this! Some of my favorites are: #5:  If the attack is going well, you have walked into an ambush” #8:  If something hasn’t broken on your helicopter, it’s about to” #9: “When a flight is proceeding incredibly well, something was forgotten” #11:  Radios will fail as soon as you desperately need fire support” #26:  “A good battle plan that ... Read More »


Chief Agility Officer

Chief Agility Officer

Some great articles relating to this: Why now is the time to appoint a Chief Agility Officer Now is time for a new entrant to the board – the chief agility officer, with executive responsibility for transforming how work gets done in an organization, not what works gets done. A disruptive influencer, the chief agility officer will relentlessly focus on ... Read More »


Infographic: Amazon’s Biggest Acquisitions

Infographic: Amazon’s Biggest Acquisitions Read More »


The Changing Landscape of Business Risk

The Changing Landscape of Business Risk

Great infographic using data from the 2017 Global Risk Management Survey done by insurance company Aon, it shows the top business risks according to 1,843 risk decision-makers from 33 industry sectors in over 60 countries:  The Changing Landscape of Business Risk.   “Failure to Innovate/Meet Customer Needs” rises from #6 in 2017 to #3 predicted in 2020.  That’s your agility ... 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 »


Unicorns are Private Companies valued at more than $1B. AGILITY Personified!

Unicorns are Private Companies valued at more than $1B.  AGILITY Personified!

Unicorns are Private Companies valued at more than $1B. AGILITY Personified! Finding ranking of Unicorns here, The Global Unicorn Club. At latest count there are 222 companies with a total valuation of $775B.  Here they are mapped here by market segment:  Unicorn Map.   Read More »


The “Davos of Management” – Global Peter Drucker Forum 2017

The “Davos of Management” – Global Peter Drucker Forum 2017

So excited to be attending this globally renowned forum of management thinkers GPDF 2017 Abstract , a small and intimate event in which to rub shoulders with an awesome line up of Speakers and Chairs.  Its hailed as the “Davos of Management”.  Can’t wait! Read More »


A Rowing Revolution

A Rowing Revolution

So excited for the Total Gym family and the new Row Trainer they have launched which is revolutionizing the rowing equipment industry. Since the Campanaro family (left to right:  Jesse, Joy & Tom) launched Total Gym in 1974, they have been revolutionizing body-weight-resistance functional training across the whole spectrum, from average people (like me!) to fitness fanatics to professional athletes.  ... Read More »


Be Willing to Get Going in the Dark and Let the Sun Rise on the Path.

Be Willing to Get Going in the Dark and Let the Sun Rise on the Path.

Here’s an extract from my book: Getting Going in the Dark This is the second critical aspect of the anatomy of breakthrough leadership and architecting BREAKTHROUGH! journeys. Suppose we manage to sustain the mental modes necessary to avoid dangerous detours. Then we have to get going in the dark. Before getting married, my wife and I were on a rough ... Read More »