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War Games

March 29, 2022
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The war in Ukraine has left us all feeling some combination of sadness, anger, and hopelessness.  It also reminds us of just high the stakes can be when trying to anticipate the future.

Apparently, the […]

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Are You Playing the Wrong Game?

January 31, 2022
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One of the hardest things to gauge in a new organization is what is expected. At the grandest level, we call this culture. But the broadness of the term “culture” can obscure the insidious ways it messes with us.

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Less is More in Strategy

October 11, 2021
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Sometime early in the pandemic I decided I wanted to have a flower garden. I began planting things. Some of them grew well, some not. Eventually […]

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Go With Your Gut?

June 29, 2021
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My Friend Holly swims at a public pool.  Mothers often bring their 6- or 7-year-old sons into the women’s locker room, where, as you might imagine, women are undressed.  Periodically, as a naked woman turns to walk to the shower, she inadvertently finds herself facing […]

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Binary Bias — Video Preview

February 1, 2021
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It’s natural. Humans see the world in binary terms. Good/Evil, Dark/Light, Right/Left.  We are simply hard-wired that way.

That tendency served us as well in caveman days, when we needed to make snap decisions about whether to fight or flee a saber-toothed […]

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Less is More in Decision-Making Too

February 19, 2019
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Everyone knows the challenge of shopping on line. It seems always to lead to an endless series of options, and the more you scroll the more they all begin looking the same. Paradoxically, while everything looks the same, each new variation seems even better than the last, and […]

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Get Awesome Coaching Without a New Coach!

June 6, 2018
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We revere great coaches in our culture – whether in sports, politics or even business. But we almost never address what conditions allow a coach to thrive — that is, what condition must the person being coached generate in order to successfully gain value from a coach.

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Did You Make the Right Decision?

August 15, 2016
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There is a very real and important distinction between how people make important, strategic decisions both in life and business. On the one hand, there are those who reach decisions very quickly, and then there are those who reach decisions after significant pondering. At the same time, we […]

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