Category Archive: Personal Growth

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

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

7 Surprising Strategies that Elevate Leaders

Fools see lack of wisdom in others, not in themselves. People who need help the most, seek it least.  “The only true wisdom is knowing you know nothing.” Socrates Over-confidence is a fool’s… Continue reading

One Key Practice that Develops Character

Character is repetition. Aristotle said, “We are what we repeatedly do.” But, there’s more. “Character is destiny.” Heraclitus. You become what you repeatedly do. That’s hope and responsibility. Occasional anger doesn’t make you… Continue reading

7 Surprising Questions to Measure Your Leadership

You can’t know how you’re doing until you’re measured. Evaluation might feel uncomfortable, but the alternative is self-deception, lost potential, and mediocrity. 7 surprising questions to measure your leadership: How are you becoming… Continue reading