Category Archive: Personal Growth

7 Secrets to High Performance

Challenges to high performance include entitlement, unfocused energy, and soul-sucking systems. Questions that expose high performers: #1 What makes you think you want to be a high performer? It helps to know why… Continue reading

How to Beat Your Inner-Critic into Submission

Inner-critics stomp around smashing hope and shattering confidence. The goal of your inner-critic is safety. The top 7 expressions of inner-critics: You should have. Inner-critics love the negative past. You screwed up. They… Continue reading

4 Ways to Lead Yourself into a New Year

Novices think leadership begins with others. Leadership is about others but it begins with you. Ask novice-leaders what needs to be done and their sentences begin with “they”. Novice-leaders complain about others rather… Continue reading

4 Ways to Make 2018 the Best Year of Your Life

If 2018 was your last year on earth, and you had to keep your job, what would you do differently? Brevity simplifies priority. #1. Enjoy. You’d feel an urgency to enjoy life if… Continue reading

How to Have a “New” Year in 2018

New Years Day arrives and leaves like every other day. It’s different for one reason. We make it different. New Years is different because you do different things. The folks where we live… Continue reading

How to Reinvent the Future and Stop Reliving the Past

Conversations that begin, “I remember when,” are about recreating the past. But you can’t create the future while longing for the good ole days. The past is the future for leaders who stay… Continue reading