Category Archive: Goals

Solving 15 Reasons Leaders Won’t Lead

***** “I’m so frustrated because my boss won’t make decisions.” Bennis said, “Failing organizations are usually over-managed and under-led.” Leaders with titles who refuse to lead frustrate their teams. It’s more common than… Continue reading

10 Surefire Ways to Find Your Greatness

***** Our world confuses potential with performance. Never let mediocre performance seem outstanding. You insult high performers, nurture incompetence, and sell yourself short. You aren’t entitled to greatness, it’s earned. What is greatness:… Continue reading

How to Play to Win Rather than not to Lose

***** Playing to win trumps playing not to lose, always. Start worrying when sports teams play to protect their lead rather than build it. Athletic play declines and scores erode when play degenerate… Continue reading

Creating a Life of Opportunity

Life without opportunities is dull and unfulfilling. Lost opportunities discourage; lack of opportunities defeat. We’ve all heard people wishing they had more opportunities. This happens for two reasons. Comparing our opportunities with others… Continue reading

Christmas, Goals, and Deadlines

Deadlines don’t motivate until goals have meaning. People must personally own goals before deadlines create urgency, focus, decisiveness, and action. Today is Christmas Eve. It’s the motivating deadline for millions of procrastinators. The… Continue reading

Seeing the Secret of Engagement

 Successful leaders define meaning and explain purpose. There are no menial tasks as long as tasks have meaning. My recent stay (11/11) at Susquehanna Health (SH) exposed me to an array of remarkable people; not… Continue reading