Navigating forward in CRAZY times!

Posted on May 20th, 2020

Right now we’re trying to get through next month! Having an accurate forecast for 2022 is as futile as a forecast for 2020. Why would we want to do scenario planning for 2022?!  And what the heck is scenario planning anyways? How does that help us? Are you asking yourself: How should I forecast my […]

Scenario Planning Gone Wild!

Posted on April 28th, 2020

In the fall of 2017 some of the brightest minds in the AV industry gathered in Atlanta to envision the industry’s future in 2023. We started with scenario planning (nominal, best and worst case) and then looked for common actionable threads they could use in their individual companies to be best positioned for all three […]

Making footprints

Posted on April 7th, 2020

William Faulkner: “Life is not about making monuments, but instead, making footprints. A monument only says, ‘At least I got this far’, while a footprint says, ‘This is where I was when I moved again.’” So how does it apply to the COVID 19 situation? As business and community leaders we know that as ugly […]

COVID-19: An opportunity for a rejuvenating experience?

Posted on March 26th, 2020

Baadrea and I are in the business of being there for others. She is particularly exceptional at it and is sought for her compassion and wisdom. I tag along. The last couple of weeks we have felt a surge of need for our time. There is no demographic missed in this surge. Family, friends, and […]

Is COVID 19 a problem to fix or a tension to manage?

Posted on March 19th, 2020

A problem to be fixed, or a tension to manage?  This is a key question we routinely ask ourselves as leaders. So how does it apply to the COVID 19 situation? Is COVID 19 a problem we can fix? Is it within your authority and capacity to fix the problem? I would suggest that it […]

Will your story continue beyond you?

Posted on February 11th, 2020

Yesterday 10,000 Baby Boomers retired. Within 10 years, Millennials will be 70% of the leadership team. And GenX’ers have one foot on the dock and one on the boat! So how does your company story, its sustainability continue you? You’ve passionately built your organization and sacrificed greatly to be a contribution to your family, the […]