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Integrity & Trust: Next of Kin

Many years ago, before I had children and grandchildren of my own, I was at a lake with a friend who was enjoying his young nephew very much. The boy was four years old and took great delight in energetically throwing himself, launching his body through the air from a picnic table, confident that hisContinue Reading

Trust

Trust is a very important dynamic in business success. Two of the features of the Mackinac Bridge which are visible from afar are the twin towers, reaching 525 feet from the waterline toward the heavens. In Building Bridges to the Future®, a business model which uses this bridge as the fundamental metaphor to understand business,Continue Reading

Leadership That Connects

In Building Bridges to the Future®, a business model which uses the Mackinac Bridge as the fundamental metaphor to understand business, the suspension cables represent leadership. Both suspension cables on a bridge and leadership in a corporation are visible from afar. There are 41,000 miles of wire cable which have been “spun” into two 24½ inch-diameter cables toContinue Reading