Category Archive: Courage

Efficiency is the Enemy of Humanity

I started complaining about back-to-back meetings six years ago, but change is slow. I came across research that proves it’s not efficient. Intoxicated with self-importance: I feel important when I rush. The more… Continue reading

Courage to Become a Leader

You begin with a dream, but the real issue is courage – courage to become a leader. “Becoming a leader is synonymous with becoming yourself.” Warren Bennis Dying people regret their lack of… Continue reading

4 Ways to Become a Leader with an Open Heart

Leading is a battle when you build walls around your heart. But a leader with an open heart builds supportive relationships. People in relationship work hard for each other. A team of average… Continue reading

Courage: You Have What You Seek

The Cowardly Lion in the Wizard of Oz sought what he had. #1. Courage is taking the next step again. The Cowardly lion was afraid, but he kept going. Congratulations! You showed up… Continue reading

7 Questions that Change the Way People Think

When making decisions the most important thing is to make them. The principles of decision-making include: Go with your highest point of clarity. (Important decisions are never perfectly clear.) Keep moving forward, especially… Continue reading

Positive Discontent: How to Intervene Before Things Fall Apart

While he was on vacation, one manager’s team lost momentum. We discussed how to intervene before things fall apart. I gave him two phrases for reflection, protecting gains and positive discontent. “Protecting gains… Continue reading