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We Will Get Through This

Jul 31, 2020

Thank you for listening this far and meeting some of the amazing people I've had the honour and privilege of talking to. Right now I'm sitting back, imagining what's next. I'd like to take a moment to ask for some feedback and point you in some cool directions for how to engage while we're on a brief break. You're...


Jul 27, 2020

I recorded this episode in early July 2020, one year since I stepped away from being CEO of Box of Crayons and handed that responsibility over to today’s guest, Dr. Shannon Minifie.

Now, most so-called founder transitions end up on the rocky shores of defeat for two reasons. First, most founders are a little bit like...


Jul 20, 2020

One of the phrases that struck me when I was interviewing Tom Kolditz was when he said that “the US military is very egalitarian, very much in a meritocracy. People are expected to never lean on their rank. The rank gives them a certain set of responsibilities. But it doesn't give them any advantage in the framework...


Jul 16, 2020

When you ask “what makes a leader?” you will hear back, almost immediately, “vision”.

Show us the way! Shine the light! “Without vision, the people perish” or so it’s written...

But, perhaps not. What if “vision” was overrated ... and that another leadership behaviour was shown to be much...


Jul 13, 2020

I’ve been busy all my life. And quite frankly, I’ve enjoyed it. Teetering on over-commitment ...there’s an exhilaration to that.

And gosh, I’m tired sometimes. Part of the self-growth work for me right now is creating space in my life to think, to regenerate, to allow what’s next to emerge. And, frankly, I...