Rita McGrath, Columbia University professor and bestselling author, joins Patrick in the ‘lab’ to talk about her latest book Seeing Around Corners: How to Spot Inflection Points in Business Before They Happen.  Whether you are leading your own career, a team, or an entire organization, you don’t want to miss Rita’s insights about inflection points, how…

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Your team has limited resources. Your team members have different perspectives of what’s most important. Your environment is constantly changing and with those changes come new opportunities and threats. Given these realities, it’s critical that leaders and teams work together to clearly determine their top priorities. Use these six questions as you work with your…

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Are you looking for a way to improve the effectiveness of your next meeting? Check out the Meeting Planning Matrix. This simple worksheet helps you to ensure that all the important items are covered. Download, copy, and share as often as you want.   Click here. Scroll to the bottom of the list. It’s right there…

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Several years ago, someone asked me the question, “I see you working hard and growing your business, but are you building something worth building?” In all honesty, my initial reaction was defensive in nature. My mind quickly conjured up – Of course, I am! However, before the words came out of my mouth, I considered…

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Imagine the life you want to live. Consider your goals and your aspirations. Think about what you love to do. Reflect on what truly matters to you. When you think about these things, what comes to mind? Do you want to retire early and travel the world? Are you interested in opening your own business?…

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