Category Archive: Leading

How to Wake From Sleepwalking and Find Vitality Again

Old sneakers feel like home. Rituals are an oasis in turbulence.  Rituals are stability. But rituals enable you to sleepwalk into the desert. What worked in the past is perilous now. The danger… Continue reading

How to Keep Going When Hope Turns to Disappointment

Throwing in the towel feels like relief when hope turns to disappointment.  Sometimes the voice in your head says, “It’s not worth it.” Disappointment: Meaningful achievement includes disappointment. Hard-fought battles taste sweet but… Continue reading

How Falling Short Leads to Catastrophe or Victory

Everyone who reaches high falls short. There is no progress apart from falling short. Progress is falling short a little less each time. Falling short – small failure – is easy to hide from… Continue reading

How to Show Up Like a Leader Today

Some leaders work too hard while the people around them don’t work hard enough.  You’ll burn out if you’re always the first person to arrive and the last person to leave. Leaders create… Continue reading

7 Ways to Practice Accountability With Heart

You elevate your leadership when you express your heart. Weak leaders hide from heart. All they care about is the bottom line. Heart is the strongest thing about you. You project strength when… Continue reading

Two Hours to Courage

Fear talks you out of exceptional and into mediocre. Losing the conversation with fear means: problems persist, teams reach low, and you’re less of a leader than you could be.   Cowards dream… Continue reading