Monthly Archives: July 2016

Labeling what we do

What do you tell people you do for a living? This question is up because I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what I do professionally.

I don’t recall puzzling over it this much since 1998, when I was reading Dreams Into Action, a brilliant book for creatives written by Broadway and movie director Milton Katselas. […]

By |July 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Practicing adaptive leadership

I picked up a copy of Adaptive Leadership by Ronald Heifetz, Alexander Grashow and Marty Linsky after hearing an enthusiastic review from the head of our local library. Skimming it, I recognized a gazillion truths from my work inside corporations and as a consultant to business, government and nonprofits. This week I decided to dive […]

By |July 21st, 2016|Continuous Improvement, Leadership|0 Comments

Reunion reflections

In June I returned to the Berkshires. Aside from the warm smiles of classmates, the happy embraces, the stories of triumph and loss, the late night dancing and the reveal of inner desires met or unmet, I was moved by several insights. Here are a few from the Reunion weekend romp.

1. We were driven when […]

By |July 8th, 2016|Education|0 Comments