About Me

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Perhaps the best way to describe me is that I have gravitated toward the “road less traveled” in my choices.

Leadership


I have given a great deal of thought on what leadership strategies and styles drive disruptive and positive innovation and transformation in an organization, a community, or an industry.  This web site will present my insights on this question. 

However, I would summarize my current thinking this way:

In this web site, I will frequently discuss and present leadership examples and models that are based on

To be an “outside-in” thinker requires someone who purposely resists getting settled in one place and in one position, but remains open and willing to accept the discomfort of always being an outsider to some degree.  That describes me perfectly, and I will show how it has contributed to my successes and failures.

My Partners & Resources

More Effective Use of Government Power

Eliminating bureaucratic government and empowering government officials to do their job

Making government better at improving the quality of life of its citizens

Blogs related to leadership
Ken Petersen Ken Petersen
Like many Pitney Bowes employees, alumni, and retirees, I was shocked and saddened by the sudden death of Ken Petersen, who passed away suddenly at the age of 59. we also know that his positive legacy will remain and continue to grow!
Thank You to Two Wonderful People: Dr. Catana Starks and Mr. C. Mark Zicari Thank You to Two Wonderful People: Dr. Catana Starks and Mr. C. Mark Zicari
Over the years, I have often wondered why I undertook and stayed with a process that took almost 10 years to get the film From the Rough produced and released into theaters.
Deriving More Value From The Boardroom iTunes podcast Deriving More Value From The Boardroom iTunes podcast
In this episode of Boardrooms Best, Nancy May speaks with Mike Critelli, corporate director and former CEO of one of the most recognized Fortune 500 companies, about how he and his board peers bring out the best from the company leaders they oversee.
Pitney Bowes Ten Years After My Retirement Pitney Bowes Ten Years After My Retirement
I am confident in its future, but also recognize the immensely difficult odds its faces. I look forward to celebrating the company’s 100th anniversary in 2020 with the rest of the Pitney Bowes family.
The Gifts That Open Life’s Biggest Doors The Gifts That Open Life’s Biggest Doors
Over a lifetime, I have received and given many Christmas gifts. I have often thought about which ones had the most lasting impact and, if so, why. I have concluded that the two most impactful gifts I received came from my parents at the 1955 and 1956