Thought-Provoking Ideas For The Limitless Leader

Blake Mycoskie & Being a Problem Solver

Leaders solve problems and a great example of a problem solver is Blake Mycoskie, founder of TOMS Shoes. In his twenties he started and sold multiple companies, showing that he was well suited for an entrepreneurial career. While traveling through Argentina in 2006, he noticed children in the area were so poor they didn’t even have… Read More

Recruit Like Apple

One of the key reasons why some organizations are drastically better than their peers is that they recruit exceptional talent that align with the goals and culture of the organization.  Apple is a great example of an organization that is laser focused on exactly who is an A-player and then works tirelessly to recruit, develop… Read More

“Outwork Everyone”

Recently I was getting ready to play a round of golf with a family friend who has experienced a great deal of professional success and is a truly amazing person as well. He was in the midst of a conversation with a soon-to-be college graduate and called me over to share my best piece of… Read More

It isn’t easy to be consistent as a leader. We all have a tendency to want to act differently depending on our role in any given situation. A classic example of this is the Stanford Prison Experiment, conducted in 1971. In this experiment, twenty-four men were selected to participate; half of them were to be… Read More

One of America’s first great visionaries was Benjamin Franklin, who once famously said, “Some people die at twenty-five and aren’t buried until seventy-five.” Too many people in our society, even three hundred years later, simply stop trying to accomplish new things or improve their communities. When you stop trying to accomplish things, you more or… Read More

Jerry Seinfeld & Work Ethic

Back in the 1970s, an aspiring young comedian who was attending Queens College would take the train weekly into New York City and sit in a comedy club for hours. He hoped to be able to tell a few jokes to a drunk audience late in the night during an open mic portion of the… Read More