Category Archive: Success

7 Secrets to Getting Results Through Others

Brag about what you’ve helped others do, not what you’ve done. Managers who maximize talent, produce results through others. Talent that doesn’t produce remarkable results, reflects poor management. You’re in the way, if you… Continue reading

10 Ways to Find More Energy Today

Energy comes to you from your inner world and the world around you. Find energy by respecting it. 10 Ways to Find More Energy Today #1. Reject the need to be right all… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: How Organizations Become Great at Developing Great People

Four organizations recently asked me how they might enhance their people-development efforts. In the end, it’s a question about the future. The people on your team reflect the future of your organization. Great… Continue reading

3 Ways to Fail Successfully

Some failures are useful, but not all. Failure is useless when caused by… Lack of effort. Dishonesty. Intentional deviation. Deal quickly and firmly with useless failure. Useful failure teaches you what isn’t working. The… Continue reading

The Ultimate Pursuit

The ultimate pursuit of life isn’t happiness, love, or success, it’s wisdom. Thankfully, wisdom isn’t information, intelligence, or talent. Wisdom is practical know-how. (Nothing more, nothing less, nothing else.) Wisdom is always useful in… Continue reading

The Greater Challenge

Problems are roadblocks to results. Exceptional leaders lean into problems; mediocre turn away. If you want to lead, solve a problem, the bigger the better. But, solving problems doesn’t produce results. 5 un-leaderly… Continue reading