Dr. Rob: Check Your Blind Spots Video

At last week’s Leaders Connect, Dunrie Greiling and I spoke on “Ten Steps to Meaningful Goals for 2017.” Before you do any goal-setting, you should prepare by self-reflection and self-discovery. One step in self-discovery is to find your blind spots. Just like the blind spots in car, which we learn to double check for safe […]

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Dr. Rob: Artificial Intelligence

Last month, I had the honor of hosting Mike Van Lent and Andrew Dallas from Soar Technology, Inc. at the monthly Leaders Connect Breakfast.  Mike and Andrew spoke on the Artificial Intelligence & Autonomous Vehicle industry here in Michigan.  The full video for the event is here on YouTube. Artificial Intelligence (AI) Mike Van Lent explained […]

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Dr. Rob: Ari Weinzweig on Generosity

Zingerman’s co-founder Ari Weinzweig joined us Friday morning for this month’s Leaders Connect Breakfast series. He has a new book coming out soon and shared some inspiring concepts to help us be mindful of sabotaging behavior that we have the power to change. If you’d like to send Ari your email address he will let […]

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Dr. Wayne Baker: Give & Get App

Last Friday I was proud to have Dr. Wayne Baker join me for the Leaders Connect Breakfast session.  VIDEO LINK He informed the group of a new App, Give & Get App www.GiveAndTakeInc.com. It is designed to help people get over the hurdle of asking for and receiving help within organizations.  Dr. Baker has discovered […]

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Grow Our Local Food Economy
collage of photos from the Local Food Economy event

Today I devote my post to discussing and brainstorming the issues and opportunities that will allow us to GROW THE LOCAL FOOD ECONOMY in Washtenaw County and to a large extent the state of Michigan. I invite anyone with a focus on food, nutrition, economic development, land preservation, animal safety, and economic and environmental sustainability to […]

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