Monthly Archive: December, 2011

Creating a Life of Opportunity

Life without opportunities is dull and unfulfilling. Lost opportunities discourage; lack of opportunities defeat. We’ve all heard people wishing they had more opportunities. This happens for two reasons. Comparing our opportunities with others… Continue reading

How John Maxwell Navigates Leadership

I sent a note to John Maxwell. This is part 2 of his reply. What do you do to navigate the changes your leadership journey brings to you?  First, I think everyone navigates according… Continue reading

How to Push Past Fairy Tale Decisions

Remember the last time you sat around a table making a big decision? Did you walk away breathing a sigh of relief. Relief indicates you were in the land of fairy dust and… Continue reading

The Vision All Leaders Always Need

We say leadership is all about others and then hypocritically say, follow me! Leader-centric vision casting captures and dominates current leadership thought. From Moses to Martin Luther King Jr., stories of leaders with… Continue reading

Five Ways to Find Your Future

The past is the future for most of us. We cling to misguided notions that persistence, endurance, and more of the same will result in a new future. It won’t. 99% of the… Continue reading

Christmas, Goals, and Deadlines

Deadlines don’t motivate until goals have meaning. People must personally own goals before deadlines create urgency, focus, decisiveness, and action. Today is Christmas Eve. It’s the motivating deadline for millions of procrastinators. The… Continue reading