A Think Week on a Bicycle in Flanders

If you’ve landed on this site, it is because, like me, you enjoy the beauty and adventures to be had on two wheels. In June of this year (2022), I had the privilege of doing a “think week” with Jamie Anderson, Bernard Moerman and Bernard’s wife, Ann at the Flandrien Hotel in the heart of Flanders, arguably, … Continue reading A Think Week on a Bicycle in Flanders

Undivided Generosity

Simone Weil, a French philosopher, once said "attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity."  How often do you have your smartphone in your hand, checking a text or an email and you say to the person you are with, "Keep speaking, I'm listening"? Our modern world constantly distracts us with instant messaging, Facebook messaging, … Continue reading Undivided Generosity

Just Start!

I recall a long road trip with a friend back in university. I was at the wheel while he read a self-help or business book. At one point he looked up from the book, gazed at the horizon and said, “I really need to be nicer to people if I am going to influence them … Continue reading Just Start!

When Customer Meetings Literally Explode…

Weeks went into planning this morning’s customer meeting in Madrid. We had people fly in from North America. I flew in from Paris along with several other colleagues from various locations across Europe. Timing of the meeting was built around the availability of this customer’s CIO. We had 11 people from our business and the … Continue reading When Customer Meetings Literally Explode…