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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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  • May 29, 2017

My Four Timelines

When I help CEOs lead change, there are four timelines I walk them through: Immediate Result – What will you do today? Now? Short-term Wins – What will be your …

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  • May 25, 2017

Scott Wintrip: The Competitive Advantage of Hiring Top Talent

A short interview with Scott Wintrip, author of recently released HighVelocity Hiring: How to Hire Top Talent in an Instant, and his manifesto: The Competitive Advantage of a Talent Rich …

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  • May 24, 2017

What Associations Can Learn from LinkedIn

Peninsula Strategies’ Robbie Kellman Baxter teamed up with Seth Kahan, founder of Visionary Leadership, to co-write this article, one in a series intended to bring timely thought leadership to CEOs …

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  • May 22, 2017


Fear is probably the chief inhibitor of great performance. It shows up in many ways for a wide variety of reasons. There are two important things to know about fear: …

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  • April 24, 2017

Acorns Become Great Oaks

I was talking with my son last week and reviewing some of his accomplishments in his freshman year of college. I could see some things that were invisible to him, …

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  • April 20, 2017

Creating Drive in Others

Sparking action in others is a talent every leader must master. Here are 3 tried and true techniques.

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