Meaningful work and meaningful relationships are not in stark opposition. Both are pillars of a well-lived life.
To thrive in life, we need to stay close to our cliff edge–the frontier where we connect with our vital energy.
Reflections on The Good Neighbor, Atlas Shrugged, Reboot, Perennial Seller, and The Hard Truth.
Large organizations need a pipeline to achieve repeatable, sustainable innovation. Here are seven models I have seen in government.
Passionate intrapreneurs often fall into the trap of believing that the world rests on their shoulders. We need to recognize that we are part of systems much bigger than ourselves.
Brief reflections on an AI defeating an Air Force fighter pilot, and a link to a relevant short story I wrote.
As intrapreneurs we cannot wait for external forces to sweep in and rescue us; we must take responsibility for finding our own solutions.
As passionate intrapreneurs, we often feel the organization owes us something. This belief can set us up for disappointment. We must begin from a humble place of expecting nothing.
Leading change is stressful and entails fighting many battles. Sun Tzu advises generals to spend time in their temple before battle.
Nobody ever hands you a badge and tells you that you are qualified to lead change. You must choose to show up.
Conservative, stabilizing forces and innovative, disruptive forces are both critical in healthy organizations. They must work together for the good of the organization.
A link to my DIU-Ex podcast appearance, in which I discuss founding and leading Rogue Squadron.