• Business Lessons from “The Walking Dead”
    I still can’t believe I am watching a zombie series on Netflix’s.  I don’t like zombies.  They don’t have any redeeming qualities.   That said, I do think we have all had a few walking dead on our teams from time to time; am I right?   There are some classic lessons illustrated beautifully here that carry …
  • Projects End, seasons change…
    Another season ends and all that is left are squash and pumpkins on drying vines. The organic farmer and his interns have left our farm to occupy their various winter haunts, as the first frost officially signals the end of this growing cycle. One intern is on her way to her next WOOF-ing (World Organization …
  • Consultant Credo
    I was talking to an experienced and highly talented consultant the other day. In the course of the conversation, he listed for me lessons learned over the years that sounded much like a “Consultant’s Credo” to a long successful career. It went something like this: • Treat all levels in the organization as a valuable …