Category Archive: Leading

How People Weasel Out of Change and Justify Staying the Same

Aspiration or frustration drives you to seek advice. But you end up rejecting advice in favor of staying the same. How to weasel out of change: You’re frustrated when others do it. Maybe… Continue reading

The Frosted Flakes Fiasco

Last Friday, my wife went out with a friend and I had a man-dinner. Sometimes, I grill a steak. No vegetables. Just beef and a beverage. But this time I chose my second… Continue reading

An Exercise Guaranteed to Ignite Growth in Anyone

You need affirmation, but if you want to grow, seek discomfort. Comfort affirms. Discomfort transforms. Today’s challenge is as difficult as it is simple. Seek advice from an imperfect boss or colleague. If… Continue reading

Stop Walking Around Like a Sack of Stink

“Just do it” is the path to fatigue, disrespect, and defeat. Grit needs heart to endure. Obsession to get things done causes self-defeating behaviors. Yes, be obsessed over great results, but obsess over… Continue reading

When a Fork in the Road is Justification for Inaction

Maybe you create complexity to justify inaction. A fork in the road is a smoke screen when you spend all your time kicking the dirt. 3 fork principles: #1. Both options lead to the… Continue reading

How to Become a Wise Sage

A wise sage has failed enough to be humble and succeeded enough to inspire confidence. The birth of a wise sage: You become a wise sage in the dark. There is no sagacity… Continue reading