Category Archive: Commitment

How to Have Grit When You Want to Quit

Grit matters when quitting is easier than pressing forward. Perseverance isn’t grit until you want to quit. But what keeps you going when the path is steep? Conundrum: Grit isn’t grit until quitting… Continue reading

5 Small Habits that Reform Jerk-Holes

Defeat comes in tiny steps. Jerk-holes usually become jerks slowly. You show up five minutes late for a meeting, but no one says anything. You lose your temper and like a toddler having… Continue reading

10 Ways to Help Reluctant People Make Commitments

Leaders spend too much time trying to get performance from people who aren’t committed. The worst thing you can do is explain why it-will-work to people who aren’t committed to make-it-work. You know… Continue reading

Three Surprising Benefits of Making a Commitment

A leader who’s reluctant to commitment respects the value of commitments. But remarkable success demands commitment. Reluctance to commit is natural. Refusal to commit is deadly. Leaders who excel make courageous commitments.  Half-hearted… Continue reading