Dealing with a Control Freak’s Tantrum

It feels great to get your way and lousy when you don’t. Hot emotion is a control freak’s tantrum. Popping veins and red faces are an adult’s way of throwing themselves on the… Continue reading

7 Ways to Get a Grip on Daily Life

You are the reason your life is like it is.  7 ways to get a grip on daily life: #1. Pack your schedule. When someone calls for an appointment, don’t look for a… Continue reading

A Way of Seeing that Expands Leadership

Gratitude is a way of seeing, even when life isn’t perfect. The opposite of gratitude: Envy. You can’t enjoy what you have because others have more. Blindness. You close your eyes to goodness.… Continue reading

What if…

Stop asking, “What about?” Start asking, “What if?” What if the people you’re trying to please approved of you? How would you spend your energy? Living to please others is serving fear. Serve… Continue reading

3 Strategies to Fuel Vitality and Eliminate Gossip

Gossip makes weak leaders feel powerful. It’s foolish to undermine the people you’re counting on. Strong teams aren’t built by spreading venom, focusing on weaknesses, or dredging up animosity.  Real leaders don’t feel strong… Continue reading

The 7 Powers of Weakness

Don’t wait until you have it “all together” to lead. Arrogant leaders parade strengths. Successful leaders understand the power of weaknesses.  You’re untrustworthy and disqualified from leadership, if you don’t have weaknesses. Authentic leaders are… Continue reading