Predicting Trouble

Lance Forbes Comments

Reading Time: 3 minutesOriginally posted at Forbes.com It’s been just over three weeks since an oversized rodent named Phil was hoisted aloft by men in top hats and deemed to have predicted six more weeks of winter. Surprisingly, Phil’s not the only groundhog making a name for himself in the seasonal weather forecasting game. Ohioans have their own “Buckeye Chuck” … and he, too, predicted six …

Fake Arguments

Lance Communication Comments

Reading Time: 1 minuteI’m working on a couple of posts that are bit longer than usual. The topics I think are important and merit the extra effort in both writing and reading. Hopefully, when they’re done and posted, that will prove to be the case. 🙂 In the meantime, Seth Godin has words today worth reading about all the yelling at each other going …

The One Question Nobody Is Asking About Education Secretary Betsy DeVos

Lance Forbes, Leadership, People Comments

Reading Time: 4 minutesOriginally posted at Forbes.com There have been few developments since the election of President Donald Trump that have generated as much heat as his nomination of Betsy DeVos to be Secretary of Education … and that’s saying something. Measured reactions about DeVos have been rare, as both Left and Right have cast her ascension to the top job at the Department of …

The 1 Thing Every Organization Should Learn From The New England Patriots

Lance Excellence, Forbes Comments

Reading Time: 5 minutesOriginally posted at Forbes.com A full disclosure of partisan bias at the start: As a lifelong fan of the Denver Broncos, it goes against my mental grain to acknowledge anything positive about the New England Patriots beyond their obvious success. In the first post-9/11 Super Bowl, I rooted for their improbable upset as the appropriately-named patriotic underdogs of Super Bowl XXXVI. But, …