market leadership journal

Is it Time for More Conscious, Empowering Leadership?

Is it Time for More Conscious, Empowering Leadership?

How do you build a high performing organization? What does it take to create a lasting leadership legacy for your organization? Why do so few organizations successfully grow beyond the founder’s vision? Is it time for more conscious, empowering leaders?


CCan entrepreneurs learn how to use stories like Richard Branson?

Leaders, Learn How to Use Stories Like Richard Branson!

Many of the entrepreneurs I know are committed to having a major impact on our world.  Many are highly respected for their ability to move others to take action. I can’t tell you there is a large number of CEOs or entrepreneurs who use social media and powerful stories to…


Is Your CDO the New Entrepreneur in the C-Suite?

Is Your CDO the New Entrepreneur in the C-Suite?

Your high performing CDO (Chief Data Officer) is going to transform how you do business. If they don’t, you may have the wrong person in the role! It’s not an if, but a when. I would not get caught up in the title, but this is the leader responsible for…


What strengths are required to be a great Chief Data Officer (CDO)?

Should Your CDO Become Your Digital Transformation Leader?

Here are several facts to consider as you begin digitizing your business. McKinsey Global Institute recently reported that data driven organizations are 23 times more likely to acquire customers, six times more likely to retain those customers and 19 times more likely to be profitable as a result.  I believe…


What qualities does your Chief Data Officer share with Warren Buffett?

What Can a Chief Data Officer Learn from Warren Buffett?

When you think of a Chief Data Officer, do you think of Warren Buffett? I think this new role in organizations can learn a lot from Warren Buffett. I believe the CDO may become the most challenging role in the organization. Who better to learn from than Warren Buffett?


Why Entrepreneurs Should Build a Purpose Driven Business

I have never found a business that succeeded without a purpose.  It may start and grow for a short time, but it ultimately stalls if all you’re hoping to do is make money.  Money is a short term motivator for most people. To build an extraordinary business, you must find…


Do you understand your clients personal and professional agenda?

How to increase sales by understanding your client’s agenda!

How do you stand out from the crowd when marketing your products and services? With all the marketing messages you see and hear every day, what stands out for you, what gets you to act on something you hear today? You buy when people show they understand your personal and…


How can 3 digital accelerators transform your organization with certainty?

How Digital Accelerators Give You an Anticipatory Advantage!

How can you use technology to create unique products and services? Have you considered harnessing the hard trends involving accelerating technologies to create better customer experiences? Today, I share a core concept from Daniel Burrus’ new book, The Anticipatory Organization, on how you can create an anticipatory advantage!


Should your CEO be driving your innovation efforts?

Is Your CEO Driving Your Innovation Efforts?

How does innovation grow in your organization? Who is responsible for creating a business that not only is a market leader, but one that will lead in the years to come. How can leaders leverage their teams for greatest impact? Should your CEO driving your innovation efforts?


What trends will help you build an Anticipatory Organization?

Can Business Trends Move You into an Anticipatory Age?

Over the past several months I’ve been talking with many potential new clients. It’s always interesting to see what organizations are doing outside my clients’ markets. What trends are transforming the way they do business? Are there future opportunities in these markets?