How Much do You Desire a Breakthrough?

It all begins with a burning desire, but some just don’t want success bad enough. I’ll call him Charlie.  He came to me because he wanted help to work through certain obstacles. My first question as an executive coach to a potential client is, “What is your dream?” He quickly responded with a concise and…

What’s Preventing Your Breakthrough?

We all want it. We want that breakthrough that sets us apart in our career, business or industry.  We want to cut through the clutter and get the attention, accolades and the position that allows us the influence and income to live our lives the way we want.  We don’t want to be mired in…

3 Warning Signs of an Impending Disruption

Is your life about to be disrupted? Is your job about to be eliminated? Is your industry becoming obsolete? Whether we are a leader or employee, disruption is a fact of life that we will have to deal with very soon.  We all know the world is changing radically and  rapidly.  The iphone was introduced…

What is the Role of Competition in the Sharing Economy?

In considering The Problem with Competitive Awards in the Sharing Economy I raised the eyebrows of competitive individuals. They struggle to see the Sharing Economy fosters collaboration over competition, insisting that we will never get rid of competition. To their surprise, I agree. There will always be competition, however, competition is changing.  As disruptive leaders, we…