Category Archive: Vision

The Three Eyes of Trajectory

Drift feels great when the sun is hot and the water calm. But, drifters always crash on the rocks. Holding steady is drifting toward oblivion. Trajectory: What is your current trajectory? If you… Continue reading

Two Steps and Four Landmines

Blazing new trails is tougher than staying where you are. We usually chose escalating frustration over the perils of moving forward. There are two steps in forward movement. The first is easier than… Continue reading

7 Power Tips for Facing Turbulence

Turbulence grabs attention, focuses energy, stretches relationships, tests resolve, and shows you who you are. Leadership tips during turbulence. Turbulence is useful when it: Strengthens connections. People who trust each other pull together… Continue reading

How to Motivate Others to Commit

Frustrated leaders ask, “How can I convince others to do what I want them to do?” Why is commitment so low? Reluctance: Reluctance to commit is natural and healthy. Overcoming reluctance is part… Continue reading

7 Ways to Rise Above Pie in the Sky

Long-term goals are delusions, if you can’t produce results, now. Leaders deceive themselves, and others, with pie-in-the-sky goals. The light at the end of your tunnel is a train, headed in your direction,… Continue reading

The Little Eye and the Big Eye

Leaders who can’t focus, fail. The benefit of focus is the power to disregard. Leaders with focus, like horses with blinders, ignore distractions. Distraction: Distraction makes weak leaders feel powerful. Solving “important” issues… Continue reading