Where are you going?

‘Tis the time of year when many leaders turn their minds to next year’s goals. Whether you’re setting your own or those for a whole team of people, there are at least three ways to tackle goal-setting. Roadmaps The first roadmap approach is what it sounds like: A clear line from point A to point […]

Dinner with Alice

I had dinner with Alice Waters last Sunday night. When I first went to Alice’s restaurant Chez Panisse back in the late 1980s, the local-food “movement” was anything but. If as a restaurateur you had good sources nearby — for produce, for seafood, for meat — you kept it pretty quiet. There was often not […]