Category Archive: energy

Of All the Complaints I’ve Heard about Bosses, I’ve Never Heard this One

Top Complaints about bosses: My boss takes credit for my work. My boss doesn’t trust me. She seems to assume that I’m going to fail. My boss doesn’t care that I’m overworked. I… Continue reading

The Pleasure of God – Overcome Misery and Feel Joy

Miserable leaders have miserable teams. “I believe God made me for a purpose, but he also made me fast! And when I run, I feel His pleasure.” 1924 Olympic Gold Medalist in the… Continue reading

Making the Most of Dissatisfaction

When nagging dissatisfaction drives your leadership, teams struggle, relationships flounder, and results always disappoint. Persistent dissatisfaction eventually becomes intolerable. Escape seems the only resolution. The answer to dissatisfaction is learning to find satisfaction,… Continue reading

The 5 Powers of a Good Enemy – Red Sox Fans Hate the Yankees

Red Sox fans are all alike. They hate the Yankees. You might respect the talent of the Yankees, but a Red Sox fan knows the Yankees buy championships. “… studies show that rabid… Continue reading

How Successful Leaders Navigate Disruption

Success during disruption is a function of opportunity, humility, talent, and focus – the elimination of distraction. Ego hinders meaningful contribution. Avoid Superhero Syndrome.  Superhero-leaders work too hard rescuing others. It feels good… Continue reading

7 Ways to Have Fun on Zoom During a Pandemic

There’s nothing funny about people dying from coronavirus. At the same time, we see people making the best of challenging situations. One group of medical staff waited around the elevator door so they… Continue reading