Category Archive: Health

10 Ways to Find the Upside of Feeling Down

Feeling bad about feeling sad makes it worse. Everyone knows happiness is better than sadness. Happiness prevents the flu, enriches relationships, cures dandruff, and prolongs life. No one aspires to live a long… Continue reading

Maximize a Racehorse Without Getting Trampled

Incompetent leaders hire for fire and spend most of their time putting it out. Racehorses are fun to watch and dangerous to manage. Racehorses irritate the heck out of plow horses. Racehorses are flashy glory hounds who quit too soon… Continue reading

Demoted in Two Weeks

Thinking about it is harder than doing it. I asked Fred (not his real name) for the secret to successful leadership and he talk about dealing with tough issues. The way you address… Continue reading

7 Ways to Break the Bondage of Old Patterns

Predictability is stability, until it shackles. Old patterns are hard to break because they worked, once. But, you’ve changed and what worked once is bondage now. Patterns establish predictability, but they also anchor… Continue reading

7 Ways to Deal with Office Drama

Everyone knows the drama kings/queens in the office. They’re the ones you dance around. “Don’t upset Barry.” Drama queens go to the boss rather than colleagues to voice complaints. Drama kings walk into… Continue reading

15 Ways to Help Without Getting in the Way

Helping done poorly is destructive. The need to help says more about your needs than theirs. 3 UN-helpful reasons you feel the need to help: Feel important. Elevate status. Look smart. 6 unhelpful… Continue reading