Welcome to Your Dream Life

Notes on Walter Mitty and Leading Innovation Let’s begin with a confession. For the past five minutes I was staring off into space; checked out; thinking of nothing in particular.  The most productive result I can claim is that I was testing my internal sense of time passing to see how closely it matched up… [Continue Reading]

Surfing on the Alpha Waves

More SEAL Stories and a Remarkably Pleasant Way to Solve Life’s Toughest Riddles The modern SEAL is a freak of nature. It takes year of conditioning and training to get ready to go to the training where, in all likelihood, you will fail in your attempt to become a SEAL. The people walking in the… [Continue Reading]

“I’m Behind In Leadership!”

Join Randy and Carmen this week as they discuss complexities of leadership through role play. It’s a series of conversations that will help you become a better leader – and a better employee. Podcast Transcript Randy:  (music playing) Welcome to the Evolutionary podcast, I’m Randy Harrington. Carmen:  And I’m Carmen Voilleque. Randy:  And today, Carmen,… [Continue Reading]

Interview With The Worst Board Member in America: Mr. Ivan O. Pinion

You’re in for a real treat today! Carmen Voilleque is interviewing the WORST BOARD MEMBER IN AMERICA, Mr. Ivan O. Pinion. Listen in to his unique take on how to be a successful Board Member. There is a lot of wisdom here — just be sure too look for the lesson! Podcast Transcript Carmen Voilleque: … [Continue Reading]

Building a “One Voice” Board of Directors (Part 3?)

Randy’s back this week with a third installment in the Strategic Planning series. This week, he’s tackling the topic of the impact a GOOD Board of Directors can have on an organization. If you’re on a board, or work with a board, or even want to be on a board — this is the podcast… [Continue Reading]

Three “Must Haves” for Great Strategic Planning (Part 1)

Carmen’s out on the road with clients this week, but Randy took the helm and is sharing the Three Must Haves for GREAT Strategic Planning. There are some great nuggets in here — don’t miss out! Podcast Transcript Randy: Welcome to the Evolutionary podcast.  I’m Randy Harrington.  Carmen Voilleque is on the road out working… [Continue Reading]

Why is Your Barista so Happy?

Living in the Northwest it’s easy to get hung up in strange details. Even buying a cup of coffee can be complicated. “Are these fair trade beans?” “Where were they roasted?” “When were they roasted?” “What is the PSI and temp on your espresso machine?” Coffee is serious business here. And yes, there are Starbucks… [Continue Reading]

Do Positive and Productive Women Teams Exist in Business?

I recently had the opportunity to work with an all-women business team in the financial services industry. One of the members of team asked me: “Do you think all-women teams can be successful in business?” So I did what all good little consultants do – I scoured the internet for stories of all-women business teams… [Continue Reading]