Strategic Brain Fodder

 

Perspectives on Planning, Business Development, Marketing & Communication and Leadership

Chasing Better Conversations

The fact that a lot of people are talking doesn’t mean there are a lot of real conversations going on. More to the point, the fact that there is measurable attention being paid to any particular topic does not guarantee progress. In the mid 1940’s,...

Around Corners & Beyond Barriers: The Vision of Leaders

In 2001 Erik Weihenmayer reached the peak of Mount Everest — an impressive feat in-and-of itself. But one thing should be noted: Erik is blind. I first learned of his story several years ago, and was reminded of it thanks to a recent story on...

On Professionalism

We can talk about it until we're blue in the face. We may write about it, design programs and build entire initiatives around it. If we have enough juice we might be able to insist on a moniker or title that insinuates we have arrived. But when it comes to what...