Category Archive: Success

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

Secrets That Elevate the Journey to Adventure

Stop giving your future away. Own your journey. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all. Helen Keller #1. Build relationships that make risk-taking more likely. Choose people who kick you… Continue reading

The 10 Strategies of Obnoxious Leaders

Don’t expect the people you complain about to follow you. You aren’t worthy of leadership, if you can’t pull-with people. The future is built on aspiration, not frustration. Persistent frustration makes you obnoxious. Complaining points… Continue reading

7 Ways to Defeat Complexity

The simplest way to get something done is do it yourself. Don’t depend on anyone. But, that’s not leadership. New connections expand potential and increase complexity. The result of unchallenged complexity, within organizations, is instability.… Continue reading

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