It’s time to disrupt “disruption”…

If there is a word in today’s vernacular that is speeding toward the boundary at the junction between trite and meaningless…it’s that flavor-of-the-times business term, “disruption.” It’s the latest in the “excellence,” “good to great,” “management by walking around,” “one minute manager,” “think outside the box” pantheon of business guru greatest hits.  Some of those touting […]

New Trends in Leadership: Five Friends

INSIGHTS ON BUSINESS AND LIFE FROM FIVE BEST-SELLING AUTHORS, SPEAKER HALL OF FAME RECIPIENTS, INTERNATIONALLY-ACCLAIMED BUSINESS CONSULTANTS AND BEST BUDDIES. From Scott McKain: My buddy, former Vietnam POW Charlie Plumb, called me last week. “Since you’re in town, why don’t you come over for dinner? My friend Dick, you and I can grab something.” Sounded […]

Here’s an example of how “Distinction” can work in YOUR business!

If I ask you to think of affluent communities, there are some names that come to mind.  One that jumps to the top of my list is Carmel, California. The entire Monterey Peninsula is nothing short of spectacular — and, in many locations in that region, it’s quite expensive and elite. Now, imagine that you’re a custom […]