Tesla: Now the Most Interesting Workplace Culture in The World…

Forget Google, Apple and if you're into pain, Uber. Tesla is now the most interesting workplace culture in the world.  Here's 4 reasons why, my friends: 1–For starters, they've got a founder who is brilliant and unreasonable all at the same time.  You've heard of Elon Musk, so he really doesn't need an introduction.  From…

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Nick Saban Is a Steve Jobs-Type Control Freak: Exhibit 63

The sports world follows the business world in a lot of ways.  There's talent considerations, managing performance and more. Oh yeah – the best leaders in sports, just like in business, are a little bit crazy.  They are crazy control freaks with a detailed plan on how domination is going to be achieved.  Think Steve…

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Kid Rock, Innovation and Resistance to Change…

Show love to those who come real with itLife's a b**ch , but I deal with itI'm in it to win it like YzermanCan drink about fifteen HeinekinsI'm not born again but if I wasI'd ask to come back with a little more lovePuffin the Winston, drinkin' a four-ohKid Rock and I'm a let you…

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BHAGs: You’re Afraid. Elon Musk is Not…

BHAGs are visionary, strategy statements designed to focus a group of people around a common initiative. They differ from our other goal setting techniques because BHAGS are positioned toward by a large group (rather than individuals) and they typically span a large amount of time than any of our other goals. They’re huge. BHAGs can…

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What I Hate About SharkTank…and How to Deal With It…

And as you might suspect, it's linked to leadership and talent. I love SharkTank as a show – when I'm not sure what to watch, especially with my teenage sons around, SharkTank is the go- to.  It's entertaining, educational and conversation-provoking with my sons able to think about deals, negotiation, etc. But there's one thing…

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