The basic principle is that if you have the Ship of Theseus, and each year, you change one plank and replace that plank with a brand new one, at the end of a given period, do you still have the Ship of Theseus? Or have you got something completely different?

What do the Ship of Theseus and Leadership have in common? When we think about ourselves, we are dynamic; we are always changing. Nothing stand still – for good or for worse, we are changing and evolving into a newer version of ourselves. Spend a little bit of time reflecting on the Ship of Theseus... Read more »

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  Today’s Return Guest on Winning Teams is John Rossman, author of The Amazon Way: 14 Leadership Principles Behind the World’s Most Disruptive Company. This is the second of 2 interviews with John Rossman, a former executive at Amazon.com where he launched the 3rd party selling platform and ran the merchant service business. In this... Read more »

A story about a company I have worked with recently, where I was made aware of the fact that there’s one under-performer. It is a common a knowledge in the organization but no one has done something about it. The cost of not doing something is significantly greater than the cost of actually doing something.... Read more »

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  Today’s guest on Winning Teams is John Rossman, author of The Amazon Way: 14 Leadership Principles Behind the World’s Most Disruptive Company. This is the first of 2 interviews with John, the second one will be published next week. In The Amazon Way, Rossman introduces readers to the unique corporate culture of the world’s largest... Read more »

Managing stakeholders is not as much a priority as it should be and is one of the key reasons projects fail! At least that is my opinion, and with some good reason, may I say! I work a lot with global companies – many of whom have a matrix type structure, where there are lots... Read more »

When I work with leaders, I always find that an interesting question to ask. Although I don’t have the proven statistics to support what I am about to say, but my experience tells me that approximately 80% would hesitate to answer the question with an absolute “Yes”. That hesitation says it all! Mostly I get... Read more »

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  Today’s guest on Winning at Business and Life is Peter Winick. He is the Founder & CEO of Thought Leadership Leverage, based in New York. Over a period of in excess of 20 years, Peter has worked with a wide variety of thought leaders. In this interview, Peter elaborates on “Turning foundational ideas into... Read more »

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  Sari de la Motte is the founder of Forte, a communication consulting firm focusing on non-verbal communication. Sari hails from Portland, Oregon, and because of her large volume of work with attorneys, is often referred to as the Attorney Whisperer. Sari explains that there’s more to body language than how it is commonly presented.... Read more »

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  Today’s guests are Katy Bray and Zeb Severson, both are partners in life and also partners in establishing Lead with the Lights On. Katy describes herself as a Psychic Coach for Game Changers and is a second timer on Winning at Business and Life Podcast. Katy and Zeb founded Lead With The Lights On,... Read more »