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

The 7 Practices of Curious Leaders

Lack of curiosity is deadly in changing times. Vision, courage, and energy, without curiosity, turn to exhaustion and irrelevance. Curiosity indicates potential. Leaders who ask questions go further than those who don’t. The… 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

Sudden Breakthroughs in Subtle Blind Spots

Successful leaders have the wonderful capacity to tragically misjudge themselves. We snicker or cringe at people who believe they’re great singers, when they can’t carry a tune. But, what if you’re that person?… 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