Stupid Courage

What, exactly is “stupid courage”? When I was a kid, a ferocious dog named King lived down the street.  Being six years old, I was deathly afraid of King, a black Doberman Pincher. Every time I walked past my neighbor’s house, King

Martin, Gandhi, & Me

Before starting Giant Leap Consulting, I spent six years as an executive with Accenture, one of the world’s largest management consulting firms. During my time there, I became the company’s first full-time internal executive coach. Just before

The Courage To Change

For better and for worse, I am an immoderate person, with an appetite for life that is at once passionate and gluttonous. Once I commit to something, I’m “all-in” and have little use for moderation. In some areas of my life this has served me

Mixing Business With Pleasure

One of the unexpected pleasures of starting my business is the great friendships I’ve developed with some of my clients.  Sometimes mixing business with pleasure is the best alchemy for forging a strong relationship. Mike Calihan is the director

In Defense Of Billionaires

Each year my company, Giant Leap Consulting, takes on a few pro bono projects, most often for worthy non-profit organizations that are serving the needs of those less fortunate than most of us. Recently Giant Leap started working with an