Leadership Archive

  • INCHEON, South Korea — A landmark report from the United Nations’ scientific panel on climate change paints a far more dire picture of the immediate consequences of climate change than previously thought and says that […]

    NEWS: Major Climate Report Describes a Strong Risk of Crisis as Early as 2040

    INCHEON, South Korea — A landmark report from the United Nations’ scientific panel on climate change paints a far more dire picture of the immediate consequences of climate change than previously thought and says that […]
  • Making sustainability a priority for distributors — one worthy of the investment of staff, time, and financial resources — requires a discussion of the business case for sustainability. Sustainability initiatives can benefit all distributors but […]

    Why Sustainability Is a Business Imperative Especially for Mid-Sized Distributors

    Making sustainability a priority for distributors — one worthy of the investment of staff, time, and financial resources — requires a discussion of the business case for sustainability. Sustainability initiatives can benefit all distributors but […]
  • For more than two decades, I have been discussing the value and the reasons for Green Cleaning in the professional cleaning industry. While the first few years of my journey — and it certainly has […]

    Green Cleaning: Where We’ve Been and What’s Next

    For more than two decades, I have been discussing the value and the reasons for Green Cleaning in the professional cleaning industry. While the first few years of my journey — and it certainly has […]
  • According to the Center for Exhibition Industry Research, an estimated 13,000 trade shows take place in the United States each year, representing 40 percent of all trade shows globally.  The same organization estimates that more […]

    Strategies for Sustainability at this Year’s Dallas ISSA Tradeshow

    According to the Center for Exhibition Industry Research, an estimated 13,000 trade shows take place in the United States each year, representing 40 percent of all trade shows globally.  The same organization estimates that more […]
  • From Our August 2018 Newsletter; To subscribe, send me an email here. Hello. There is an old Chinese saying, “may you live in interesting times.”  I have to admit that at times I feel overwhelmed […]

    Let’s Remain Optimistic

    From Our August 2018 Newsletter; To subscribe, send me an email here. Hello. There is an old Chinese saying, “may you live in interesting times.”  I have to admit that at times I feel overwhelmed […]
  • Published in Corrections Magazine According to the Prison Policy Initiative, there are approximately 2.3 million people in U.S. correctional facilities. More than a quarter of these inmates – close to 600,000 – are in prison […]

    Can Nature Help Slow “Jail Churn?”

    Published in Corrections Magazine According to the Prison Policy Initiative, there are approximately 2.3 million people in U.S. correctional facilities. More than a quarter of these inmates – close to 600,000 – are in prison […]
  • Published in the Harvard Business Review, December 2017 The year 2017 has been a long, strange trip. The definition of sustainability in business evolved quickly — the topic in executive suites now covers a wide […]

    The Top Ten Sustainablity Stories of 2017

    Published in the Harvard Business Review, December 2017 The year 2017 has been a long, strange trip. The definition of sustainability in business evolved quickly — the topic in executive suites now covers a wide […]