Hope is not a strategy but it is a requirement.

Leaders of Hope

Dave Kinnear1-On Leadership

The Swamp of Innovation It’s hard to remember that our task is to drain the swamp when the alligators of failure keep taking bites out of our hope and persistence. We all know the story of Edison and his 10,000 tries to find the right construction for the light bulb enclosure and filament. How does someone keep going in the …

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Flattened By An Opponent

Dave Kinnear1-On Leadership

Take a Stand: Sometimes we take a stand on an issue or try something new, and we find that we are “flattened by an opponent.” It could be a race we lose to a better-prepared athlete or a debate we lose. Or, it could be a “sale” we lose, or it could be a political primary where sixteen potential candidates …