Who doesn’t like a great success story? The Wanamaker family represents one of those triumphs in American business history, but you may not be familiar with the name in the 21st century unless you are a cinema buff and recall a quick reference in the classic Miracle on 34th Street. Perhaps the Wanamaker moniker rings […]
As the Summer Olympics of 2016 unfolded, the successes of athletes from around the world made international headlines. And no matter what country, team, or individual you were rooting for, those athletes all had one thing in common: Coaching. Think about that for a few seconds. Contestants in the Olympics don’t make it to that […]
When you hear the name Disney, the word ‘failure’ doesn’t pop into your mind. Success, yes. “The Happiest Place on Earth”—definitely! What could this uber-profitable company possibly know about failure?
“Growth Mindset” mania has hit America, and everyone from corporate executives to educational leaders are talking about the topic. Carol Dweck’s Mindset: A New Psychology of Success has stirred conversations about the ability every person has to keep learning, growing, and achieving in order to reach his/her full potential. And those of us at LEADon […]
Several blogs ago, I mentioned a visit to Newport, Rhode Island that provided an interesting perspective on leadership—past and present. Along the glistening shoreline of the Atlantic, a heritage of U.S. history remains preserved for future generations to enjoy. In addition to viewing mansions like The Breakers, Marble House, and Beechwood, I also gained two […]