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Books I’m Reading: Poetry, Wisdom, and Biography

Books fuel your soul. Pour in so you can pour out. The more you pour in – the more you can pour out. An empty cup can’t contribute. Books I’m reading: I don’t… Continue reading

The #1 Self-Defeating Behavior That Brings Leaders Down

The faster you stop holding yourself back the more your life will matter to others.

Other people aren’t your biggest challenge. You are.

See if you do some of the self-defeating behaviors I’ve held dear.

How the Power of Focus Protects You

Senbere Teferi was the clear winner of the 2023 Peachtree Road Race. Just yards from the finish line she focused on the wrong thing and ran off course. You go where you look.… Continue reading

A Simple Approach to Relationship Building

Relationship building feels like a pain in the butt when your schedule is packed with deadlines. But a healthy relationship makes life better. A simple approach to relationship building: #1. Begin with basic… Continue reading

Let Yourself Be Happy

Aristotle believed in two kinds of happiness. Hedonic happiness is derived from pleasure. The second kind of happiness is eudaimonia. This comes from pursuing virtue and meaning. Let yourself be happy: Are challenges… Continue reading

The 12 Dragons all Leaders Face

The dragons you face are inside you. Stop blaming. Your shortfalls belong to you. Face the dragon. You are the dragon. The 12 dragons all leaders face: Building the team: Lead yourself to… Continue reading