Monday Morning Mojo

  • 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 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 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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  • 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 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 17, 2017

Core Questions

If you are like me, you find that certain questions raise anxiety. I call these Core Questions. They raise issues that are at the core of my life.  When they …

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  • April 10, 2017

Off the Grid

Every 3 months or so I and my wife, the lovely and incomparable Laura Baron, go on a special trip together, just the two of us. The purpose is to …

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  • April 3, 2017

Dancing Like a Child

What makes your heart jump? Where do you turn for a jolt of fun? Consider it’s more than a lark. It’s a clue to your passion. And passion is truly …

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  • March 27, 2017

Filling Up Your Tank

Nothing is certain, though we like to pretend it is so. There are some things we count on: the sun coming up tomorrow, our loved ones support, our own abilities. …

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