About this blog
In September 2011, l left a 30-year career in association management to recharge my batteries, reassess my goals and begin a new, more purposeful life. Join me as I describe my ups and downs and share what I've learned along the Wayward Journey.
- One man’s austerity is another man’s opportunity
- Words and the meaning of leadership
- When being bamboozled is a good thing
- A sad state of affairs for America’s news media
- Alzheimer’s, my mom and David Hilfiker of Joseph’s House
- Powering through those painful ‘slog’ days
- Hey, dreamer, start paying attention to your firm’s goals!
Tag Archives: HBR
I am not the best at delegating. And judging by the volume of “how-to” articles on this subject in journals like HBR, I’m not alone. Many executives and leaders fall down when it comes to delegating—and ultimately it can harm … Continue reading
In my last post, I wrote about the power of prototyping, something that the international design firm IDEO has used quite effectively to help companies become more innovative. In this post, I want to discuss some ideas that IDEO’s Tom … Continue reading
When I embarked on the Wayward Journey last September, I dreamily contemplated a sabbatical of self-examination, writing and study, coupled with starting my own business. I looked at my time in much the same way, I suppose, a college professor … Continue reading
I’ve spent more time than I care to admit poring over stock photos on websites like bigstock.com, looking for images I can use for my JMC website. You can purchase photos for web use for about $3 a piece, which … Continue reading