Would You Say Yes Again?©

In his fabulous book Good to Great, Jim Collins invites businesses and business leaders to focus on their people before anything else—what he refers to as “first who, then what.” Collins goes on to provide us with a seminal theme: Get the right people on the bus in the right […]

Gifts From Mom©

Sunday, May 11th is Mother’s Day and in that spirit I am dedicating this week’s newsletter to mothers, with a special dedication to my Mom, Sandy Nischwitz. A couple of weeks ago my Mom suffered a stroke. The good news is that it was not life threatening, she still has […]

Time Is Not Something to Be Managed©

I recently saw this quote from management guru Peter Drucker: “Until we can manage time, we can manage nothing else.” Peter Drucker is indeed a business and management thought leader, but I don’t buy it. While time is precious, too much attention has been devoted to managing time rather than […]