Tag: coronavirus

  • Seeking Tribe #17: Dark Winter is Over

    I am feeling quite optimistic at this moment (it may not be a coincidence that you receive emails from me on days when I’m feeling particularly positive and energetic,,,). For those of you who are a bit tuned out, and I do not blame you: Over 82 million Americans have received a dose of a […]

  • Seeking Tribe #8: We’re All Going To Make It

    I hope everyone had a wonderful Halloweekend. It feels strange that we used to have, more or less, one set day to wear a mask…and now we all wear them every day (is this a coronavirus joke or…?) While the spoozy szn has past, I know the real scary day on your calendar, for many […]

  • Seeking Tribe #7: Back in the Coffee Shop

    In Rochester, we’ve been extremely fortunate that our rate of coronavirus transmission has been low knock on wood. One of my favorite coffee shops opened back up last week. It was wild to realize that I hadn’t been there for almost a year. Where did 2020 go? Sometimes it feels like it will never end and […]

  • The Virtue of Pessimism

    This blog is an excerpt from my book, Lead The Future: Strategies and Systems for Emerging Leaders (the e-book is cheaper here). Pessimists assume that things will get worse, or not go according to plan, but they care about the outcome. They have an important function to play in challenging an overly optimistic consensus. As a society, we […]