If you research leadership, you will find tons of definitions. One that most resonates with me is that leaders help themselves and others do the right things. [Read more…]
Several years ago, after learning a colleague had just lost his job, I approached his office to offer support. To my surprise, he was calmer than I expected, golf club in hand, gently practicing his swing. [Read more …]
Trust your inner-voice in difficult moments, particularly when challenging cultural norms. A current tradition or best practice only stands until someone demonstrates a better way.
Persistence must be a part of your winning formula. We often think about endurance within the context of physical activity. However, that ability to exert oneself, remain active for extended periods, and to resist, withstand, recover from, and have immunity to trauma, wounds, or fatigue is holistically necessary.
Consider yourself a mental athlete first and intentionally work on your endurance and persist through challenging problems.
Reflections help others in powerful ways. Go ahead and put your pen to paper.
We can make ourselves miserable or we can make ourselves strong – the amount of work is the same. – Carlos Castaneda
If the world were a perfect place, you would be queried about your God-given gifts and talents, put through processes to hone, and ushered opportunities to maximize your potential. However, as we know, the world is not perfect, so you must own each of these steps. Keep pushing!