WOC 003: Facing Wildfires of Change with Dr. Sid Webb [Podcast]

Dr. Sid Webb knows from personal experience what it’s like to face catastrophe and change. His home was at “ground zero” in Colorado’s Black Forest Wildfire in June 2013 and he watched it burn on TV numerous times from the news station’s helicopter footage.
Sid Webbs House Black Forest Wildfire
He now shares lessons learned from that “adventure” with organizations facing significant change. Sid is an expert in board development and non-profit best practices. This is his story…



Dr. Sid Webb Colorado Springs

  • Everyone will face some kind of catastrophe in life
  • There will be blessings that come from tragedy, believe it or not
  • We operate on autopilot and focus on things that don’t matter
  • Information is at a premium in a crisis
  • How to avoid staying in a victim mindset
  • Focus on your priorities – what matters most
  • A short term strategy may be just to survive
  • Change is more than a single event
  • People prefer to have fewer choices
  • There is tremendous transition in the non-profit world
  • Change is the ability to step up and step out
  • Head your boat into the wind and move forward
  • The flip side of loss is a wide open opportunity for the future

Download Sid’s article: Keeping Your Leadership Edge During Catastrophe

Contact Dr. Sidney A. Webb at SharpenedFocus.com and follow him on Twitter @SharpenedFocus