It’s about community

During this week at IABC’s World Conference, several attendees who are not members of IABC asked me why I belong and stay so involved. Three words: it’s the community. This community is rejuvenating, rewarding, educational and inspiring. Sometimes, the...

Exercising courage

Webster’s simple definition of courage is “the ability to do something that you know is difficult or dangerous.” Dig deeper and you’ll see: Mental or moral strength to venture, persevere, and withstand danger, fear, or difficulty Firmness of mind and will in the face...

Where do great ideas come from?

Years ago, a client asked me to help them generate more patents through improved communication with employees. For that organization, patents were an important part of business success. The more patents, the more new products they could sell and the more intellectual...

Make every day count

Last week Eloquor lost one of its team members. By my measure she was young. She was an amazing writer. More importantly, she was an amazing strategic thinker. She was one of only a very few people I’ve worked with in my more than three decades to whom I felt...