The Virgin Way – Insights Into Richard Branson’s BRAVE Leadership

While Richard Branson’s new book, “The Virgin Way” is “about listening, learning, laughing and leading”, applying the BRAVE leadership framework to the book’s ten summary ideas yields highly applicable insights.

Rebranding? Be Like Blue Ribbon Sports (Nike)

A BRAVE approach to rebranding can make all the difference – like it did when Blue Ribbon Sports became Nike.

Trying to Manage Millenials? Give Up and Lead Them Instead.

Don’t even try to manage Millennials, the largest generation in the workforce. Lead them. Those born just before the turn of this last century are different. They must be inspired and enabled through BRAVE leadership.

The Single Most Important Secret To Scaling Up An Entrepreneurial Venture

In most cases there’s one thing keeping an entrepreneurial venture from making the turn from startup to a sustainably growing and thriving enterprise – the entrepreneurial founder and leader. The secret to making the turn successfully is getting the entrepreneur out of the way.

Five Keys to BRAVE Innovation

The five keys to BRAVE Innovation are a cross between the ideas in Peter Skarzynski and David Crosswhite’s The Innovator’s Field Guide, with my own BRAVE leadership framework.