Relating to grown-ups

People occasionally ask me why I concocted this blog.

Simple answer: to make the “Business Lessons From Rock” case—namely, that rock & roll bands have much to teach us about developing bold, creative, passionate teams—and to promote my upcoming book of the same name.

But then people say, “What got you going on THAT?"

Well, when I first began management consulting and team training 28 years ago I felt a little dislocated in my new environment. I had played rock & roll for a living until then and had avoided anything resembling a corporate life. So when I started working in business I just couldn't relate to the lack of play, fun, humor, passion, engagement, creativity, personality, chutzpah, and free-thinking independence that I frequently encountered. These were qualities in abundant supply in the music world.