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With every new administration, we know and expect new blood to fill out the ranks of the newest party in charge. Some positions are historic in nature, often leading to debate over qualifications and implications, while...
Wednesday, December 16, 2020

A couple weeks ago I had the pleasure to speak on a panel at the University of Colorado Boulder’s Conference on World Affairs. The Conference, I am told, is considered a premier forum for discussion of world affairs,...
Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Well. It’s been a year. Destinations, destination organizations, travel advisors, consumers – we’ve all been hit by the pandemic, and now, finally coming out of a brutal election season in the United States, it feels like...
Tuesday, November 10, 2020

As I reflect upon this election season, I ask myself over and over, “Will this election be a positive turning point, or will we drop deeper down a well of political polarization?” History will be left to answer this question...
Thursday, November 5, 2020

With Advocacy Summit 2020, we kicked off the fourth year of the little Summit that could. Every year we approach it with the intention to top the previous summit. With each Summit, we have addressed topics from the...
Wednesday, October 21, 2020

We are at a time of significant change in our industry. We are at a strategic inflection point. A point in time in the life of our organizations when the fundamentals are changing. And that change can mean an opportunity for...
Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Throughout American history much has been written on the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR), from his role in redefining the role of the federal government to establishing the current United States’ leadership role on...
Wednesday, September 16, 2020

“A company cannot achieve long-term profits without embracing purpose and considering the needs of a broad range of stakeholders.” -- Larry Fink Recently, I have been following discussions with Uber CEO Dara...
Thursday, September 3, 2020

Values are important and lasting beliefs or ideals shared by the members of a community about what is good or bad and desirable or undesirable. They serve as broad guidelines in all situations and are important in the way we...
Tuesday, September 1, 2020

As we are all stuck indoors and trying to make the best out of our time - while staying safe - for some of us, our coworkers and our work are what may be keeping us sane during these crazy times. In the absence of face-to-...
Thursday, August 13, 2020

We are in what we call the Great Interruption. A pandemic, civil unrest, massive unemployment, a recession, and a giant cloud of sand from the Sahara – and then the normal stuff like hurricanes, typhons, monsoons,...
Tuesday, July 14, 2020

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