7 Ways to Receive Feedback You Don’t Like

Short-sighted people plug their ears when they hear feedback they don’t like. These people receive praise and reject messages that suggest they aren’t perfect. Feedback you don’t like is likely the most useful.… Continue reading

How Ego Squanders Talent and Chokes the Life Out of Meetings

A great meeting is as rare as a white moose. Count yourself fortunate if you ever see one. Image source I just left a half-day meeting with a team that I’ve worked with… Continue reading

One Acronym That Captures the Essence of Mentoring

Thank you for the comments and emails on making an acronym that explains MENTOR. Your suggestions are incredible. I’ve decided to add “ing” to expand possibilities. With your help, here’s where I landed.… Continue reading

An Acronym That Explains Mentoring

I could use some help. I’m trying – without success – to create an acronym that captures the essence of mentoring. How would you use MENTOR or MENTORING as an acronym? What I… Continue reading

7 Profound Benefits of Navigating Storms

There will come a time when things get worse, even when you try to make them better. Optimism is an attitude toward storms, not exemption from them. Don’t be startled when skies grow… Continue reading

How to Bridge the Gap that Holds You Back

The way people experience you is often different from the way you intend. You hoped to hear, “Thanks for the encouragement.” Instead you heard, “You’re pushy.”   It’s self-defeating when good intentions produce… Continue reading