Who Am I? Who I Am.


Next year, Denise and I will celebrate twenty years of marriage on July 1. That’s a score … both in terms of it becoming an awesome event (what a score!) as well as it demonstrating a group of twenty years (a more historical definition of score … think Abraham Lincoln). A couple of years into […]



If you weren’t aware, I enjoy reading and writing poetry. On the odd occasion, I’ll post poems I’ve written to this space and share poems by others that shake my bones to the core. As I’ve been reflecting on many things recently — personally and professionally — the following piece written by William Henry Davies […]

Dear Mister Dylan Benson, you are the Definition of Class

Dylan Benson, whose wife Robyn is now on life-support, said he intends to name their son Iver Cohen Benson. (Dylan Benson/YouCaring.com)

Dear Dylan (aka Mister Benson), You are the definition of class. To experience what you have — finding your wife prone, unconscious in the bathroom due to an irreparable cerebral hemorrhage — is heartbreaking. It is, perhaps, without words. But you are the definition of class. Recently married is one thing, but to know your […]

In 2014, I Will …


In 2014, I will … Write a better book Find a new publisher (that believes in me) Convince HBR to feature me more than once Re-read more Handy and Drucker Be invited to speak at the Drucker Forum Visit Europe at least three times Reach out to those I’ve dearly missed Respond to more tweets […]

Dan Pontefract 2013 Year in Review Infographic

Dan Pontefract Year in Review 2013

2013 was brilliant. It was so much fun, I decided to develop an infographic that depicts (some of) the year. Thanks for dropping by. My network is my net worth. See you in 2014. Ancora Imparo. If you’d like to share the infographic, feel free to. Embed Link <img src=”https://s3.amazonaws.com/easel.ly/all_easels/255255/dpyearinreview/image.jpg” alt=”dpyearinreview title=”easel.ly” /> easel.ly Web […]