On the Cutting Edge of Change

Media Frenzy and Leadership

  Why do we care what happened to Tiger Woods and his car accident? Do we care if the same thing had happened to a next door neighbor? What is the reason we salivate and wait for the next bit of news about celebrities and their private lives?   Maybe we are just getting ready.. read more →

The Tiger and the Truth

  Lots of buzz about Tiger Woods and a party girl is coming to the surface after the car crash on Thanksgiving. What does it mean to you and to me? Does it really matter if he is having an affair? Does it matter that he won’t talk to the police? Does it matter that.. read more →

Obama and Deep Thinking

What does it mean for the world that President Obama is receiving the Nobel Peace prize? Maybe, just maybe it means we are in a turn the corner place for deeper thinking. Maybe, just maybe, we can find ways to care about each other rather than continue to set up polarizing, frozen perspectives. My curiosity.. read more →

Leadership Strategies: The Professor and the Police Officer

          I have been following the undertow reactions from last week when Henry Louis Gates Jr. the African American Harvard professor was taken to police headquarters and now has a mug shot to add to his list of memory photographs. Immediately the media and most folks who had conversations went to.. read more →

Avoiding Leadership Responsibilities; More than a One Night Stand

There is a very interesting article in the Washington Post about Mark Sanford regarding moral principles and leadership that really made me think and here is my response: Are we asking the right questions? At this time it needs to be more than “Did Sanford stray”? It is important to look beyond one incident and address.. read more →

Are You Imitating Me?

I admit it.  I became addicted to “The Celebrity Apprentice”! It happened when I was surfing for something “mindless’ weeks ago and landed smack in the middle of office politics circa Donald Trump. Joan River’s daughter was fired and had a hissy fit as she was leaving the building only to have her mother follow.. read more →

“Laughing at our Stress”

Watching Jon Stewart on The Daily Show several nights ago I was struck with his capacity as a humorist. He took fear about the swine flu outbreak and brought it to a universal level. First, he talked about himself, how grateful he was to get outside and exercise on a beautiful Sunday and his relief.. read more →