3 Shifts that Expand Influence

The way you treat others is the chief culture building influence in your organization. Lousy leaders act like individual contributors. Incompetent leaders can’t see the impact of their attitudes, words, and actions. Newton… Continue reading

Frustrated with Others But Comfortable with Yourself

It’s dangerous to evaluate others and affirm yourself. Self-affirmation – apart from self-evaluation – is the beginning of self-deception and the end of self-development. It’s perverse to give yourself a hand and give… Continue reading

The 5 Superpowers of OKR’s

“If you seek to achieve greatness, stretching for amazing is a great way to start.” John Doerr Rethink: Set a goal that requires you to rethink the way you do things. Astro Teller,… Continue reading

Moon Shot Goals

Realistic goals are useful, but a Moon-Shot-Goal is transformative. John Glenn becoming the first American to orbit the Earth on February 20, 1962. He spent 4 hours, 55 minutes, 23 seconds in space… Continue reading

How to Use Frustration to Expand Your Leadership

Frustration usually points at people and circumstances. But frustration is also an opportunity to look at yourself, to elevate and expand your leadership. Source: Your frustration is ABOUT you, before it’s about others.… Continue reading

Why Not-Liking is Easy

In 1977 Wally Palmar, Mike Skill, Rich Cole, and Jimmy Marinos formed the Romantics. The Romantics weren’t as successful as other bands of the 70’s like KISS, AC/DC, Queen, or the Eagles. But their 1980… Continue reading