Aug
11

Trains, Planes and Automobiles

It’s been a week since I last posted here; as those of you who read my blog regularly know, this is – for me – a long hiatus. Well, friends, it has been a very full week. I worked with three different groups in three different cities, and each session was focused on important strategic work for that group.

So, what did I learn as I was wandering around? Here are the top five things:

1) When people are focused on envisioning the future they want to create for themselves, their energy generally goes way up, and their petty irritations with each other go way down.

2) Most people can think strategically — if they take the time, they’re given some direction, and the issue at hand is important to them.

3) Even when I’m tired, I love helping people clarify and move toward their hoped-for future.

4) I feel grateful and honored to have such smart, funny, passionate and honorable clients. (This week’s were Rainbow Media, Optimum, and Union Square Hospitality Group.)

5) Not having time to go to the gym sucks.

That’s my story and I’m sticking to it.

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