Tag Archive: Growth

10 Ways to Help Others Change Trajectory

The things you believe about yourself, your circumstances, and others determines your future. The root of behavior is belief. Three foundational beliefs of wise leaders: #1. Past performance reflects future performance, apart from intervention. People… Continue reading

The End of Creative Thought

We choose between fakery and creative thought. Organizations where everyone “has it all together” are sick. When you maintain the illusion of competence you, propagate fakery, inflame stress, dilute relationships, and end creativity. One benefit… Continue reading

Managing the Second Thing

Obstacles make leaders relevant. Exemption is not an option. Positive thinking never eliminates obstacles. Doing great work doesn’t give you a pass on challenges, resistance, frustrations, complications, disadvantages, impediments, or hurdles. Obstacles are two… Continue reading

How to Get the Best From the Worst

Surprise at life’s unfairness defeats us. You are who you are today, in large part, due to your responses to uncertainty, difficulty, and adversity. You spend too much time resisting and too little time… Continue reading

When the Garbage Stinks, Take it Out

There’s a garbage can in your head that’s stinking up your leadership. Garbage is your inclination to pretend you’re less than you are by clinging to old ways of thinking about yourself. Garbage… Continue reading

Oh Lord it’s Hard to Be Humble

You never fully become a leader. Goals are achieved. Character is pursued. Humility is the most challenging pursuit. Illusive: All character qualities are illusive. Courage, restraint, and love have new expressions in new circumstances.… Continue reading