Reframing the role of a board in strategic planning

When it comes to strategic planning, many organizations turn to their board. Although often working in isolation, distant from the actual work and the employees, board members typically rally, roll up their sleeves, and map out a blueprint for the …

Wired for Innovation? Not by Accident

Jen Hetzel Silbert, Co-founding Partner @jhsilbert   Welcomed or not, change is difficult and uncomfortable—painful even.  The human brain is programmed to make this so. Likewise is it programmed for re-wiring when the right stimulus comes along, like a shift …

Learning to lead with Heart

Dave Siebs @shellback695 A little over two months ago, I woke up in the ICU at Stanford University Hospital in Palo Alto California.  I was completely immobilized, and trying to absorb details about my injuries that were coming from the mouth of …