The Power of Long-Term Relationships

Long-Term relationships usually require courage, but not my relationship with Bill Treasurer.  I have known Bill since 2007 and it is not a giant leap for me to call him a friend.  I featured one of Bill’s first Berrett-Koehler books, Courage Goes to Work, on my TV segment, Books That Matter, and he was a...
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This week has been all about freedom in the United States.   Freedom may have been the theme, but I was reminded how important the emotional strength of courage is to our freedom in some unusual ways.  The courage of those who protect our freedom is obvious.  What I had lost focus of was how much courage it takes  achieve...
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Greg Smith, Goldman Sachs and Courage

In this week’s episode of the CBS drama, The Good Wife, a lead character is chastised by a subordinate with the line, “It’s a tough economy for integrity.”  The line stopped me in my tracks because I believe it to be true.  Any serious business person has read or heard of the now infamous public...
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