Blake's Blog

Need More Hospitality?


What a clean, simple little interview by Charlie Rose this past week with Danny Meyer...

The Value of Strategic Perspective: From Frank to Picasso


"Why, when I point to the moon, do you stare at my finger?"

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Being Strategic—Now!


Earlier this week, perhaps our most beloved client expressed the difficulty their organizational leaders have...

Mark Twain: Still Teaching


102 years after his death, Samuel Langhorne Clemens ("Mark Twain") is still lecturing...

The Power of Frugality


The following (also) comes to me via email from a dear friend and client. ...

Igniting The Sparks of Innovation & Creativity


The following comes to me via email from a dear friend and client. In...

The Time (nearly) Every Man Faces


Yesterday, I received an email from a dear friend (we grew up together). He is...

The Maturity Climb


Not quite a wordless picture, but certainly paints a thousand words...

Provided by...

The Primacy of Hope


This past week, as I've spoken with several professional salespeople, I've...

To Tweet, or not to Tweet, THAT is the question


Ten months ago, our team was asked to lead a weeklong Leadership conference for nearly...

Leadership = Service


For this gorgeous Friday, I have four diverse quotes comin’ at ya…each...

The Student is Center


Cock-a-doodle-do & Happy New Year to You!

This morning, five "articles for 2012"...