Archive: June 2017

  • June 29, 2017

The Importance of Peak Physique to Leaders

Your body is your primary tool for receiving information from your environment and for communicating. Take the time to build and develop peak physique for maximum leadership effectiveness.

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  • June 26, 2017

Stepping Up

We all have times in our lives when we are called to do something we never would have chosen, some great turning or milestone that comes to us as a …

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  • June 23, 2017

Team of Teams for Leadership Development

General Stanley McChrystal’s book, Team of Teams, remains one of the best books on how to transform your organization so it shifts the focus from efficiency (which remains important but …

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  • June 19, 2017

Honor the Valor and Spirit of the Fallen

Many in my family served in the armed forces and the intelligence community. While I prefer other solutions to our greatest challenges I recognize there are times when nothing less …

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  • June 17, 2017


My son and I visited the V Bar V petroglyphs outside Sedona, Arizona, Saturday. The rock walls contained over 1,000 of these ancient pictures, many on top of each other. …

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  • June 15, 2017

Facilitation: Your Key to Greater Impact

I am always impressed when one of my CEO clients is a facilitation buff. The results they create are consistently great because they know the how of getting people to …

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  • June 12, 2017

At the Core

What is most important to you?  If you don’t know what you want, someone else will be happy to figure it out for you! My reflections have recently brought me …

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  • June 8, 2017

Introducing New Ideas and Getting Them to Stick using Frames

Have you ever had difficulty getting new ideas to stick? Try using frames. In this short video I give an example of how.

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  • June 5, 2017


I grew up in the 60s. From 1960 to 1969  I was 0 to 10. During that time my dad, Bob Kahan, was  a young university professor. All of the …

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  • June 1, 2017

4 Timelines for Leading Change

When I work with CEOs I use these deceptively simple 4 timelines to map what success looks like.

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