31
Jul

9 things I learned this week

I like this one.

I like this one.

 

Christmas is coming….

I look forward to being alone in a quiet house and then I miss Matt as soon as he leaves.

Any time I ask Miles or Nina when they last washed their sheets, the answer is always going to be “Ummmm……..”

There’s nothing better than when a good friend says, “I’m praying for you this week” and you know he really is.

Even when the British make the list, “Citizen Kane” is always number one. WHY.

pope 2This is how Philadelphians show their enthusiasm for the Pope’s upcoming visit.

“When you are stressed, take a shower. You …

28
Jul

repost: focused group

Recently I visited Carnegie Hall to hear a concert by the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, a group known for maintaining the highest level of musical artistry while also performing without a conductor. Instead of one director, different members lead each piece, coordinating the rehearsals and giving cues during the performance.

This unique approach has earned them invitations to speak to business leaders around the country, who are interested in how this very diverse, very opinionated group of musicians manages to find harmony, literally and figuratively, through such a process. Harvard and Stanford have studied the group and they’ve conducted seminars at Morgan Stanley, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Hospital, and many others.

I understand why businesses need help implementing “collective leadership.” Although it sounds simple enough …

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