The Impossible Dream

The Impossible Dream“Tilting at windmills” – a phrase made famous by the off-kilter actions of knight-errant Don Quixote in ‘Man of La Mancha’ – signifies a misdirected idealism.  Indeed, crazy Don Quixote saw the beautiful in everything, no matter how much trouble it got him into, no matter how others derided his optimism. Continue reading

Leadership Reflections on the 2016 Election Campaign

Election 2016 USA concept. the elephant and donkey Chess boardWell, thank goodness that’s over!  The U.S. presidential election has been a long and wearying slog. And it’s more than tempting to just put it behind us and move on. No more bombardment with ads and media frenzies.

But instead, we’d like to take a moment to reflect with you on what this election illustrates about leadership. It is better than an MBA course in highlighting things no leader should forget – or at least ignore at his peril. Here goes! Continue reading