Fire Sale

Life happens. It occasionally leaves all our best-laid plans up in flames. We don’t plan for it. We never think it will happen to us. The stats are not in your favour. A fire sale is the best way to make something good of a bad situation. Get some value out of what’s left. It’s […]

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Owning up

This is what remains when we are confronted with failure. We can blame shift, or design elaborate excuses. This just drags the failure along with us. The only way to move forward is to own up. For leaders, this is even more complicated. Leaders can delegate responsibility, but never accountability. The final outcome is always […]

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Inevitabilities

We are all confronted with them in one way or another. There is only one true inevitability that faces us all. It cannot be circumvented or ignored. Death. Still, after all these ages we don’t like to talk about it. There is something about its finality that weighs heavy on us. It stands as an […]

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Down in the dumps

It’s ok to visit there every once in a while. The important thing is why. Are we there to throw out the trash? The trash in our thinking, our company, our self-speak or our perspective. If so, it’s a trip with a purpose that sheds unnecessary weight and allows us to face the future light […]

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Power Struggle

Power corrupts. Absolute power corrupts absolutely. It’s an all too familiar phrase. It has since become synonymous with the idea that power is a test of character. This power could be influence, as in fame or the limelight, or authority, as in positions of power. As if power is the crucible in which we forge […]

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