We Are Cardolan

The throw blanket. Most homes have one, casually draped over the back of the living room couch or carefully folded in a basket. Usually, they’re bought with little thought while browsing at a home goods store. Sometimes though, they’re a family heirloom handed down through generations. These blankets are more than just fabric folded over

Not All Growth Bears Good Fruit

There is something ruthlessly compelling about a fresh shoot coming up through the cold earth, like a promise, a single pair of green wings in a sea of black.  As I sit in my small garden tractor, rototiller primed at the rear, a straight path before me, I am arrested by the silent plea of

Strategy: Sense and Response

Few subjects in the annals of management literature have attracted more neural activity or sparked more debates than the subject of Strategy. Sadly, most of it is bunk, including a lot I have written myself over the years.  As I write, the second Covid waves abound, the US election is still in turmoil, the world

Hope Among The Ruins

News Bulletin: we interrupt regularly scheduled bloggery to bring you this news flash…yesterday, for the first time in over twenty years, a white swan was sighted!

How to find solid ground for your business in an unknowable future?

Lessons for business leaders amid COVID-19 from the farm of Chris Houston Who knew that a simple Sunday morning breakfast could provide counsel on the two essential assets all business leaders require: the quality of resilience and the adaptive thinking tools of scenario planning. This morning, on our farm, I gathered the first fresh wild

A Million Davids

In his remarkable retelling of the ancient story of David and Goliath, Malcolm Gladwell (in his book titled after the story) reminds us that often, rule-changers win battles. “There is an important lesson,” he tells us, “for battles with all kinds of giants…

As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps across our world, our country, our region and our homes, we find this is a time, more than ever, to know our Purpose as a business and to live it out every day. For us, at The Telosity Company, we seek to help leaders Build Healthy Human Companies that Do Good Work.

More than ever, this is our commitment to our clients, to serve by helping you know your Purpose and Identity as a company and live it out, creatively, every day in the Good Work you can do in your community, especially when it is so needed.