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The Digital Prison

The Digital Prison

Our Digital PrisonIf you’ve read many of my previous posts, you’ve heard me occasionally reference my favorite podcast, Philisophize This! By Stephen West. Stephen does a great job distilling important and sometimes complex philosophical concepts into language even...

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Lean into Discomfort

Lean into Discomfort

Lean into DiscomfortI recently updated my LinkedIn profile pic to state that “if you’re not nervous, you’re not growing.”  While all short catch phrases like this are intended to be short and snappy, these can also come across as naïve or trite.  I would like to...

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Maximize the Value of your Time

Maximize the Value of your Time

Maximize the Value of your Time! How much is your time worth? Not only have I been a startup CEO, I have worked with and know many small-to-mid-sized company CEO's.  Almost without exception, I would say that they all feel a huge disconnect between where they should...

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Month in the Life of a Fractional COO

Month in the Life of a Fractional COO

I often get asked, “What exactly does a Fractional COO do?”  I get it.  I think the problem is not just about a fractional, but that the definition of a COO is really “in the eye of the beholder.”  In hopes of providing more clarity, I am presenting myself as an example.

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Question the prevailing story!

Question the prevailing story!

There is particular application of the lessons from Sontag in the way we manage and lead our businesses. It is too easy to just follow along with the fashionable cultural biases and narratives. The same old story can lead us to make mistakes.

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Career Choices:  Courage or Luck?

Career Choices: Courage or Luck?

I often describe to my friends that my career progression has been a “long and crooked path.”   While I have certainly advocated for myself through all these career changes, it is not at all clear that I have had a real plan.

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The Core Value of others’ Perspectives

The Core Value of others’ Perspectives

The Core Value of Others' Perspectives​Okay, so another blog about Philosophy and Business.  In case you forgotten my last awesome blog around how the things I learn listing to Stephen West on his Philosophize This! Podcast 😊, I am looking for applications of the...

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