Orange is the New Black (Death)

Once in a while, a book comes along that validates everything you’ve come to believe about a specific topic or trend.  Frederic Laloux’s new book, “Reinventing Organizations” did that for me in a way nothing else has over the past seven years I’ve been focused on applying the principles of […]

What Boomers Know

Networks and spheres of influence have been around a long, long while.  Communications and computer advances have just given network actors agency and expediency.  I’ve been starting to partition my career into two distinct eras: BT and AT (Before Twitter and After Twitter).  I first wrote about the Internet in my […]

Leading from the Center

What’s the most important quality a leadership will require in the Network Era? Humility. This might be the most difficult lesson to learn for future executives.  Power will not be automatically anointed by virtue of title, salary, corner office, or company jet.  You’ll have to earn the respect and commitments of […]