Category Archive: Change

7 Ways to Stop Being Hardheaded

Failure is the result of inflexibility, but so is success. Thomas Edison said, “The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” But, he didn’t try the same… Continue reading

10 Principles of the Thorn

Comfort isn’t a solution. Recurring problems fester when comforters win. But, if you allow pain to escalate, change eventually becomes necessary. Comforters prolong problems. Discomfort motivates change. Motivation declines when you remove discomfort.… Continue reading

The Seven Laws of the Rut

What you do when you’re tires are spinning determines your future. Law #1. Stop spinning your tires. The first law of the rut is the most important. When you’re stuck, the more you spin your… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: How to Convince the Older Generation to Change

The value of not changing is things stay the same. But, “If change is happening on the outside faster than on the inside, the end is in sight.” Jack Welch The question: I… Continue reading

13 Things That Are Changing My Life and Leadership

I’m surprised at how much I want others to change and how much I resist it in myself. Change is exciting when it’s about others. Growth is change. No change; no growth. Life without change… Continue reading

How to Create Dissatisfaction that Energizes

Most leaders are too quick to rush to solutions. Begin with the nightmare, not the dream. Dissatisfaction that energizes begins with an unacceptable present. The place beyond the hill isn’t worth the climb when… Continue reading