Thanks giving

by Heather Hughes on November 22, 2016

I’ve been thinking about the power of giving, and how I want to give thanks for giving. How thankful I am for giving. Yes, it’s a roundabout tongue twister, a veritable tautology. But as I consider the last few years, the best of times were the times that I was giving. That’s all. Not pushing […]


Only Humble, Thoughtful Leaders of People Need Apply

by Heather Hughes on June 24, 2016

What makes a company great? Innovation, patents, defensible IP. High barriers to entry. Strategic brilliance married with decisive action. Being a first-mover. Delighted customers. Brand equity. Sales + marketing prowess. This list could go on and on. This week I read a 1474-word job description. Daunting was the list of responsibilities and required qualifications. Then […]


I saw a headline yesterday and it got me to thinking. It read: “How to Implement an Effective Decision Management System”. Yes, the content is about automation and decision management, but my first thought was: “Ahh, if only there was a system by which business individuals could make sound, decisive decisions.”   Decision-making and the […]


Three Invaluable Attributes Fluttered from Knuckleballer R.A. Dickey

June 25, 2012
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I was struck by the quality of R.A. Dickey’s character, as revealed in last night’s interview with Orel Hershiser (The full interview is not yet online at ESPN; I’m dying to see it again!). Dickey demonstrated three elusive and invaluable attributes I’d love to possess. The greatest have them, in business, in sports and in […]

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