Busy, Busy, Busy

I’ve written about it before and I’ve talked about it before, but I don’t think I’ve ever done so in relationship to being a good leader. So that’s our lightning fast podcast topic for today! Are you busy, busy, busy…doing nothing?

Finite or Infinite Games

I know this is not a new concept or even a new video. But I would recommend taking an hour (56:05 to be exact) and listen to this application of the concept of finite vs infinite goals and objectives.   Side Note: Are you a great leader saying THIS is what I stand for? Or...

If Dreaming Is Dangerous

“If a little dreaming is dangerous, the cure for it is not to dream less, but to dream more, to dream all the time.” ― Marcel Proust, Remembrance of Things Past

Marketing Salt

I make a mean breakfast omelette. I don’t claim to be much of a cook or a chef, but I will say I know how to make a good breakfast. This has partly come from practice. Lots of practice. Given the strict diet I have chosen I end up eating a lot of eggs and...


Doing nothing often leads to the very best something.

Automation Days: Brazil Edition

As my evening winds down I am sitting here putting the finishing touches on a couple of talks I’m about to have the privilege of delivering at two different Brazilian Automation Days. This is an incredibly exciting couple of events for several reasons. First, in case you weren’t aware of the power of the Brazilian...

Handling Criticism

I started this particular podcast preparing to do a 4 minute forethought on the topic of diplomacy. But as is usually the case when one goes spelinking – one thing led to another and I was struck by something that I know I have heard before but felt it’s worth sharing for anyone else who...


Undesirable inevitabilities should never lead to unprepared outcomes.


How do you know when advertising has gone too far? This is the constant question which continually comes up whether it’s in real-life B2B marketing or even in the digital world of Hollywood blockbusters. For example, I’m reminded of that scene from the recent movie, Ready Player One. “We have determined that we’ll be able...