Category Archive: Personal Growth

How to Get the Most From Irritating People

You don’t want to understand irritating people. You want to control, correct, or eject them. Leaders who don’t understand irritating people resort to authority and miss opportunity. Influence and personal growth decline in proportion… Continue reading

Seven Ways to Spot Wise Advice You Should Follow

Wise leaders listen to wise leaders. But, the danger of seeking advice is listening to fools. Avoid advice from arrogant know-it-alls who are eager to tell you what to do. 3 ways to… Continue reading

10 Ways to Rise and Thrive After Disappointment

The disappointments of the sincere destroy them. The worst thing you can do with disappointment is live with it. 5 disappointment traps: Self-evaluation based on ambiguous standards. You’re not sure what you wanted.… Continue reading

7 Payments to Passion

The trouble with passion is the cost. Telling people to follow their passion is irrelevant in a world where they actually do. The deeper question isn’t what’s your passion, it’s what are you… Continue reading

How to Prevent Unnecessary Conflict

The worst fight is the one that’s unnecessary. People collide over small issues and completely miss the big stuff. Agree on deeper purpose before solving surface problems. Every problem you repeatedly face has a deeper meaning that sits… Continue reading

15 Powerful Shifts that Transform Leadership

Know-it-alls are completely predictable. They don’t change. Those who already know never develop new skills, embrace new ways of thinking, or grow as leaders. Everyone who grows changes. Everyone who changes behaves differently… Continue reading