Seems to have a metaphor for everything. Except for strength.
Creating things. With other people. See how that might lead to a little overcommitment?
Led large-scale operations functions in 3 Fortune 200 companies, always leveraging people to achieve the improbable. Through the process of being a client of executive coaches, realized he’d really been an internal coach having line responsibility for all those years! Left corporate in 2006 to commit his professional life to developing great leaders.
Fascinated by the symmetry and the dissonance between what our brain is wired to do and our modern behavioral mores.
Climb mountains and ride bikes as fast as he can.
Would rather not…
Read instructions. Or write them, for that matter.
Had invested more heavily in mastering the language while living in France
Laughter and a broad perspective are a virtuous cycle
Favorite band of all time…
The Dresden Dolls
If he had to spend one year in someone else’s life…
Craig Dodson – Richmond Cycling Corps. A CNN Hero, Craig does unbelievable ground work to positively and personally affect the lives of urban youth in tough situations. I aspire to his mix of courage, compassion, tenacity, street cred, and drive to make the world just for everyone.
On his life goals list…
Stand atop the highest point in each of the 50 states (44 down and 6 to go!)
Favorite time waster…
Attending sporting events with my kids, and listening to smart, imaginative podcasts
“The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The 2nd best time is now” – Chinese Proverb