How Do Leaders Lead When Disruptions Happen?

How Do Leaders Lead When Disruptions Happen?

Strikes and layoffs are never planned. No one is exempt. The recent pandemic showed us how fast life can change. I live in the hills of Los Angeles, and our home was in jeopardy a few years ago when what was then the largest fire in LA history, the LaTuna Canyon fire,...
Re-Opening: Are You Ready to Re-Commit?

Re-Opening: Are You Ready to Re-Commit?

Re-opening. You’re going to hear that word a lot in the future. What’s life going to look like as we emerge from COVID-19?  If you’ve ever done home remodeling you know that it involves pain and suffering and never goes the way you planned. A few years ago, I...
Skiing Off Piste To Change Culture

Skiing Off Piste To Change Culture

The French call the groomed ski trails on the slopes the piste. As a snow skier, and having had the opportunity of skiing in the French Alps, I got familiar with seeing the signs on the slopes warning me not to ski off-piste. In the U.S. we call it backcountry or out...
Grateful

Grateful

Reflecting on the year past is often done by most people in January as the beginning of the New Year begins. For me, it happens each year during the American holiday, Thanksgiving, approaches. What would I be most grateful for this year in 2017? You might think my new...