Tag Archive: fear of failure

4 Ways to Fix What’s Wrong with Accountability

The chief end of accountability is nudging people toward their potential by leveraging untapped talent. The secondary end of accountability is getting things done. Who you are comes before what you do. #1. Choose internal before… Continue reading

He Touched Me!

We vacationed with three kids and a dog. We didn’t have a mini-van. The kids had coloring books and each other. Back then, cars weren’t equipped with video monitors or individual headphones. I always… Continue reading

The 3 Most Dangerous Things Leaders Don’t Do

Sincere leaders fall flat because of things they don’t do. The 3 most dangerous things leaders don’t do: #1. Acknowledge when it isn’t working. Fear of failure prevents leaders from acknowledging failure. Tenacity keeps… Continue reading

10 Ways to Rise Up After Screwing Up

Everyone who tries fails. Growth happens when you fail and own it, not until. Everyone who blames stays the same. The price of greatness is responsibility. Taking responsibility sets leaders apart from the… Continue reading

5 Ways to Turn Into the Next Storm

It’s smooth sailing now. But, I feel a knot forming in my gut. Even optimists know sunny skies grow dark quickly. Plans derail. Teams implode. Results disappoint. Talent moves on. Mistakes escalate. Crisis… Continue reading

Nuke Plan “B”

You don’t need more options. Options distract focus, drain energy, and paralyze progress. Life is richer when failure matters. Vibrancy results from courageously choosing a path and closing the door on the rest.… Continue reading