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Corporate Intelligence Radio · 2W ago

Jerry’s Kids Forever

Labor Day weekend for me will always be connected to Jerry Lewis. His annual 21 ½ hour live telethon raised more than $2 billion over 45 years for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. He died...
Corporate Intelligence Radio · 1M ago

The Little We See

I discovered the NBC television series This Is Us in summer reruns this year and I have become obsessed with it. If you enjoyed shows like Thirtysomething and My So-Called Life, you’ll not o...
Corporate Intelligence Radio · 1M ago

You Can’t Fix Morale

Here’s a phone call I sometimes receive, usually from someone senior in executive management or the investment team behind a once promising company: Inquirer: Hey, we need your help with som...
Corporate Intelligence Radio · 2M ago

Can We Talk?

Difficult topics, difficult times. It’s getting hotter out there. Is real conversation still possible? A recent piece in the Wall Street Journal got me thinking about that. It’s by Amanda Ri...
Corporate Intelligence Radio · 3M ago

And It’s One, Two, Three, What Are We Fighting For?

I know people are exhausted with the political dialogue. I am as well. Government is not meant to be this far forward in our lives. It is meant to be the structural framework behind the scen...
Corporate Intelligence Radio · 4M ago

Inequality or Invisibility?

My wife and I spent this past Saturday morning volunteering for a college service project where we read stories to elementary school children in downtown Los Angeles. We have done this sever...
Corporate Intelligence Radio · 5M ago

You Call This a Loyalty Program?

Try this episode on for size and tell me how it makes you feel about the brand: I recently logged into one of my hotel loyalty accounts where I had amassed several hundred thousand points. T...
Corporate Intelligence Radio · 6M ago

Tell Me About Your Day

Here’s something people often say in companies when you ask them what they accomplished last week, last month, or last year: “A lot of time is taken up by everyday stuff.” Let’s talk about t...
Corporate Intelligence Radio · 7M ago

Calling Out the Aberration

ab·er·ra·tion [ab-uh–rey-shuh n] noun; 1) the act of departing from the right, normal, or usual course; 2) the act of deviating from the ordinary, usual, or normal type; 3) deviation from tr...
Corporate Intelligence Radio · 8M ago

Godspeed, Barack Obama

I found President Obama’s farewell speech magnificent. Maybe he did divide the nation. So did Abraham Lincoln. On matters of principle it’s necessary to force us to face our lesser selves. S...