Barking mad

Yesterday, I observed a clinic in how not to lead and motivate a team. It was tough to watch. Continue reading


Suite life

What does it take to be a trusted advisor in the C-suite? Here are a few takeaways from an excellent panel discussion last week at the National Summit for Strategic Communications. Continue reading

Adapt or die

New technologies are transforming how, where and when people work – so how are some leaders adapting their approach to developing the people on their teams? We recently interviewed a dozen Chief Communications Officers (CCOs) at leading B2B and B2C companies and here’s what they had to say. Continue reading

Unconventional wisdom

Have you ever contributed to a Kickstarter campaign? I have, and I’ve been impressed by how Kickstarter and other platforms have become fund-raising standards in only a few years. Actually, crowdfunding is one of many unconventional concepts that are disrupting the way businesses and other organizations operate. Many of us now favor unconventional tools, processes and solutions over conventional options. We prefer new over tried and true. Continue reading