Research shows how to get things done in a city or region

Important changes and big initiatives can succeed or fail based on the underlying structure and organizations involved. Looking back at different initiatives I had a role in leading (see Alachua County Education Compact in Gainesville, FL and Moving Wake Forward, a successful transit referendum in Raleigh, NC), it is clear that the greatest successes come…

What we’re reading…

The world has changed. The economy has changed. The nature of work has changed. Our political makeup has changed. These pages lead us down a new path.

Gainesville Chamber President & CEO Announcement

(As released by the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce on July 27, 2012) The Board of the Directors of the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce selected Tim Giuliani as the new president and chief executive officer following a national search.  He and the Chamber’s leadership team will work closely with community, educational and business leaders to…

“Leadership” guest lecture material

As a follow up to my guest lecture on Leadership to the Sales Management class at FSU, here are the resources that will help you cut through the clutter of all the information you will be beseiged with at the beginning of your professional career: 1. Peter Senge’s book, The Fifth Discipline which I hope is…