My focus is using technology to overcome human limits. As a father of a family with disabilities, this has become my mission and personal journey.

Russ Ewell
Silicon Valley, CA

Motivation Tag

6 Reasons Standards are Better Than Rules

  Leaders and students of leadership should study Mike Krzyzewski (Coach K).   This interview by Graham Bensinger makes this easier.  Mr. Bensinger , surfaced subtle yet revealing answers from Coach K.  One of the most significant was his distinction between rules and standards. 6 things I learned from this interview. Rules are enforced, Standards are developed Leaders who enforce rules will rarely develop people Leaders who develop standards develop people and other leaders The process of developing standards takes time Shared standards...

Brady Hoke Keeps Leadership Simple

Leadership is a complicated pursuit.   University of Michigan football coach Brady Hoke makes it simple.   Why? Coaches coach for all sorts of reasons: ego, an obsession with winning, innate competitiveness, the desire to outsmart the guy on the other sideline. Hoke takes his greatest joy in getting through to his players. He says things like, “Character wins in life, and character wins out there,” pointing toward Michigan Stadium. He says he takes...

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