“Yours is not to question why…

…yours is just to do or die.”   You have likely heard these words before, which originate from a military chant.   It’s understandable that the military must operate with a system of command and control.  But, in my opinion, blind adherence to tradition or authority has little place in a business enterprise. Certainly, no firm can […]

Lessons from the Road

Over the past sixty days, I’ve had the opportunity to drive over 4000 miles in Australia, New Zealand, Germany and the U.S.  I’m writing this message from near Berlin, having just spent the past few days navigating Germany’s famous Autobahn. The Autobahn is famous because it generally has no speed limits.  Cars are known to […]