Category Archive: Passion

15 Secrets to Overcoming the Dark Side of Dreaming

Lofty dreams have a dark side when they devalue slow, incremental progress. Don’t wait for giant leaps toward noble dreams. Successful leaders bringing dreams to life in the present. Warning: Big dreams don’t… Continue reading

Momentum: What it is and 5 Ways to Get It

Negative momentum punches you in the gut every step of the way. But, positive momentum makes everything easier. It is never the size of your problem that is the problem. It’s a lack… Continue reading

Why Busy Doesn’t Work Anymore

Busy doesn’t equal fulfilled. One meaningless activity after another empties life of meaning. We spend too much time worried about what we do and too little worried about why we do it. Leaders… Continue reading

Seven Ways to Keep Dreams Alive

She said, “I have a burning passion to live a high impact life.  She began explaining her vision.  It’s exciting.  However, the inevitable “how to make it happen,” fills her with fear and… Continue reading

Six Ways to Innovate in Rigid Organizations

The future rides on a horse called innovation. Organizations that can’t innovate stagnate. Some organizations have innovation in their blood. But, many are mired in systems and bureaucracy. It’s easier to begin innovating… Continue reading

The Secret to Focusing on What Matters

Trivialities replace what matters when you’re under the gun. The dark power of time pressure, stress, and urgency is they obscure what’s meaningful. Getting things done replaces making a difference. Check lists replace… Continue reading