Category Archive: Curiosity

The Fool’s Eraser

A fool finds a way to discount and devalue principles. There are three reasons we play the fool. We don’t like admitting we’re wrong. We don’t want to change. Our behaviors seem to… Continue reading

A New Question That Invites a Story

During a listening exercise, a young woman asked a question I’ve never asked. I led a group on a listening exercise. The instructions were simple. Listen to ask a question. She asked, “How… Continue reading

4 Ways to Turn Problems into Opportunities

A team struggled with people leaving before the end of organizational meetings. You could simply tell people not to leave. I asked, “How do you want people to feel at the end of… Continue reading

How to Deal with Details for Leaders Who Hate Details

Wrapping gifts sucks the life out of me. Before I wrap, I dread it. While I wrap, I hate it. All I think about is being done with it. The details drain me.… Continue reading

How to Show Empathy and Not Get Sucked into Slime Pits

Empathy is a platform for relationship, not encouragement to wallow in slime pits. Solid relationships strengthen people. Strong people perform better than weak. The power of empathy: The purpose of empathy is to… Continue reading

The Two Biggest Lies Leaders Believe

Teams suffer when leaders believe lies. Most people won’t speak up when you’re convinced lies are truths. The worst lies leaders believe are the ones they tell themselves. The two biggest lies leaders… Continue reading