Leading in Hard Times: Lessons from Shackleton

June 5, 2020

The Center for Leadership and Change Management recently published an article I wrote about the leadership lessons from a man who led through the very worst conditions. Leading in Hard Times: Lessons from Shackleton read more

The Problem with Heros

May 29, 2020

My recent piece on the ongoing healthcare crisis and the two sides of our reliance on heros. The Problem with Heroes read more

Jackie Robinson, Larry Doby, and Lessons in Change

April 16, 2020

Moses Fleetwood Walker played Major League Baseball in 1884. He was the last openly African-American to do so until Jackie Robinson stepped onto a Major League field on April 15, 1947. During that time, America completed building what might be called its version of apartheid or, as Douglas A. Blackmon entitled his Pulitzer Prize winning book: Slavery.. read more

Radio Show: Using AI When Rationing Care

April 6, 2020

Today I was on Wharton’s radio station (SIRIUSXM) discussing the timely issue of how to make informed decisions in real time when urgency is paramount and care needs to be rationed.   read more

Creating Moral Machines: How AI could help front line healthcare providers

April 1, 2020

Difficult times to be sure. As you know, I focus on change and leading change. That focus led me to collaborate on an article that I’d like to call to your attention that I co-wrote with Krzysztof Laudanski, MD and Cassie Solomon on the connection of the pandemic, rationing of care, likely ER and ICU.. read more

Triage in a Pandemic: Can AI Help Ration Access to Care?

March 27, 2020

I wrote an article with Krzysztof ‘Kris’ Laundanski and Cassie Solomon about how AI can improve decision making and medical care – especially useful in a pandemic. Triage in a Pandemic: Can AI Help Ration Access to Care? read more

Covid-19: How this could have gone…

March 17, 2020

The events of the day offer, unfortunately, an opportunity to discuss systems thinking, a key aspect of my book Leading Successful Change, perhaps to good effect. “What are we looking at?” — “We don’t know for sure.” “Might it matter?” — “Potentially, it could matter a lot.” “Do we know the odds, the actuarial shape.. read more

My Interview with Executive Diaries

March 6, 2020

Executive Diaries today published a recent interview I gave them. This was a unique opportunity for me to share my personal story and how it influences my work with leaders and in the classroom. Executive Diary Interview read more

This is why I write books….

February 27, 2020

Greetings. Well, it happened. The second edition of Leading Successful Change hit the proverbial (actually mainly digital) shelves on 2/11/20. I’m pleased to the point of being happy about that. I thought that I might bend your ear for a moment about why I write which connects with why I feel good about the publication... read more

Successful Change Requires Leadership and…….

January 22, 2020

Greetings. I trust that you all had a good holiday season, one filled with Merrys and Happys. In this newsletter, I’d like to share with you that on 2/11/20 Wharton School Publishing (WSP) will be releasing an updated version of my book with Cassie Solomon, Leading Successful Change: 8 Keys to Making Change Work. This is.. read more