Donde esta el talento?

  Where has the great pool of talent gone?   This question comes up at least once a week.  The typical questioners?  Executives who were in the talent pool during the 1980s.  The economy certainly was experiencing its challenges then, especially at the beginning of...

A Hopeful Day

  “…Let it be said by our children’s children that when we were tested we refused to let this journey end, that we did not turn back nor did we falter; and with eyes fixed on the horizon and God’s grace upon us, we carried forth that great gift of freedom and...

The Art of Tom Lewis

Tom Lewis, former CEO of AmeriTrade and of APX, founder of Seer Technologies, a Clean Tech visionary, a client and my good friend — took 2008 as a sabbatical year off.  A man of many talents, and already a top chef and connoisseur of the cuisine, art and beauty...

Life at 500x — Time to Reset?

After a year of compelling politics, questionable governing and profound economic turmoil, it’s interesting to step back and take a breath.  Let’s try to understand what has happened and what could or can happen next.   In December, my firm engaged an executive...