Imagine two panes of glass, each coated in a magical fluid and held one inch apart from each other. Pane 1’s magical fluid contains every thought, idea, process, and work ever reduced to physical (or digital) form. …


With Bitcoin getting so much press, many people regard cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies as over-hyped. But there’s real fire behind the crypto-blockchain smokescreen. That’s why I asked blockchain expert Neil Paschall to speak with one of my Vistage groups about the subject.

Neil offers a workshop called Blockchain Technology &…


Do you remember being confronted by writing prompts in high school English class? This week, I found myself staring at a clock, so I decided that would be my prompt to begin a scribing exercise.

Full Disclosure: This Is Not My Typical Blog Post

Before I take you to wherever my ramblings will lead us, I must disclose that…


The Problem: A Strategic Thinking Deficit

A common lamentation from leaders is that their key executives and team members lack critical thinking ability. They might use phrases like “problem-solving” or “decision-making,” but they’re most assuredly referring to critical thinking skills (or the lack of them). For some verifiable “hard data” in addition to my anecdotal observations…


What if you could unlock the secret to sales success by creating, motivating, and effecting results from a high-performance sales team? That’s the secret recipe that Steve Heroux from Victory Selling brings to organizations to help them improve their sales.

Steve recently spent some time with two of the Central…


As we head into the back half of 2021, you’re likely reflecting upon your life and making some personal changes. This type of reflection and the resulting changes often happen organically. …


If you look, you’ll occasionally find windows that allow you to peer into the lives and experiences of others. Such opportunities are rare and invaluable. We should gaze into — or climb through — them whenever possible. …


Setting the “proper” conditions for creativity, innovation, and collaboration is a topic surrounded by myths, legacy ideas, and what we think we know. These myths often suck the oxygen out of our discussions. …


During the past 20 years, science and new discoveries have advanced our collective knowledge in previously unimaginable ways. Every now and then, some of that knowledge reaches up to smack us across the face as if to say, “Pay attention now because this is important.” That is how I felt…


Pricing goods and services may seem a rational, well-thought-out formula driven by market demand and savvy analysis. However, all too often, it’s more like a wet finger stuck in the air to determine which way the wind is blowing. …

Chad Harvey

Strategist, Executive Coach, Vistage Chair, servant leader, domiciled itinerant, dispassionately passionate, occasional gourmand. #ChadHarvey

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