Pointing Fingers and Slow Death

We are currently going through the book, Deep Change by Robert E. Quinn. Fantastic book and chapter 2 is "Experiencing Slow Death". A couple things that jumped out at me were the statements,

Two Parts of Change

There are two parts to a change, the change itself which almost always effects fear in the impacted. The other part is the reason for the change; that piece, when present, is where

Be a Fire Marshal, not a Fire Fighter

Leaders are often tasked with putting out fires. There are always problems that need to be solved and crises that need to be averted. It is the nature of the job. But what

Getting to Done

As Andy Grove once noted: "A manager's work is never done. There is always more to be done, more that should be done, always more than can be done." (High Output Management, p.


Wisdom is the right application of knowledge in a context. We gain wisdom through the wrong application of knowledge in a context. Funny how that works... We can bring others along in our