Category Archive: Fear

Don’t Believe Your Momma

Don’t believe your momma. She kept telling you to be careful.  Fear is resistance to greatness. Encourage greatness: We have a daredevil granddaughter. The parents of this two year old thrill-seeker bought her… Continue reading

How to Find Energy to Move Closer to the Edge

Spiders, snakes, and bears are scary. I had a dream about a bear on railroad tracks when I was a kid. I don’t know if I’m afraid of bears because of the dream… Continue reading

How to Develop the 3 Most Neglected Leadership Qualities

The three most neglected leadership qualities are kind candor, courageous transparency, and forward-facing curiosity. You might be good at one, but very few excel at all three. Marginalizing the essentials: Accepted leadership behaviors… Continue reading

5 Strategies to Convince Reluctant Leaders to Move Forward

The end is near when protecting the past is more important than creating the future. 5 strategies to convince reluctant leaders to move forward #1. Ask 3 questions: #1. On a scale of… Continue reading

How to Move From Don’t-Want to Do-Want Leadership

Most people walk around with a big don’t-want inside. When I ask people what they want, they inevitably tell me what they don’t want. Don’t-want leadership: Frustration and pain point the way for… Continue reading

5 Lies About Self-Confidence

The ability to drain self-confidence from others is a foolish leader’s talent. “Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” Helen Keller Skillful leaders know how to inspire self-confidence in others. 5 Lies About self-confidence… Continue reading