For business owners having a safe place to share successes and get feedback on challenges is important, however, whether solicited or unsolicited, advice from family and friends can turn oil to water.

CEO magazine


What it takes to be a great problem solver in business

Problem-solving is a critical skill to have in your possession if you’re going to be a leader, an innovator or a game-changer. Stephen Barnes provides some insights.

Smart Company


Big Block of Cheese Day

The Big Block of Cheese Day is an interesting idea for engaging a wide range of voices around important issues.  It is often difficult to gauge a wide range of views in business, not-for-profits, clubs and associations, but it is vitally important.



Why Leaders Need A Veil Of Ignorance

Stephen Barnes discusses a philosophical decision making theory

‘Veil of Ignorance’ on Expert Talk at

The CEO Institute