Tag Archive: Growth

If You Didn’t Have a Brain, How would You Know

The Tin Man cried because he didn’t have a heart. How can a heartless person cry over being heartless? The Scarecrow figured out how to save Dorothy from the witch, even though he… Continue reading

Calling Out BS

Who you are trumps everything. What you do matters, but who you are – while you serve – is your most powerful tool of influence. Fakes, hypocrites, and posers may coerce conformity but always… Continue reading

Seven Ways Leaders Create Tipping Points

Employees who don’t feel the need to improve say, “Just tell me what you want.” But, passion for self-improvement drives the desire to be coached. Those committed to growth want coaches, not bosses –… Continue reading

7 Ways to Make the Past a Platform Not a Roadblock

The past is a dark, dissatisfying place. I can’t resist the temptation, at this time of year, to look back and forward at the same time. There’s nostalgia, anticipation, sadness, gratitude, and hope.… Continue reading

Running Through the Mud

Your voice is born in solving your own struggle. Wisdom is found while running through the mud. Struggling in the mud makes you useful. You are the message. Solutions emerge while running through the… Continue reading

10 Ways to Grow into Challenges

Certainty is a symptom of ignorance. You’re never fully up to real challenges. If you feel prepared for the challenge, it’s really just business as usual. The top 12 leadership challenges: Dealing with… Continue reading