Category Archive: Personal Growth

Finding Courage

The past is the future, apart from courageous leadership. Doing hard things takes courage; letting go takes most of all. Someone moves first, that’s you. Leaders move toward “not yet” while letting go… Continue reading

When the Problem Isn’t the Problem

Big problems are the result of neglecting small ones. “How often have we learned the harsh lesson that, like unharvested fruit, untended problems turn rotten?” Jim Moorhead, The Instant Survivor. Delay: Delay, not… Continue reading

10 Questions That Give Vitality to Beginnings

Painful endings and uncertain beginnings are the two moments you make the most difference in a leader’s life. 10 Dangers in every new beginning: Confusing and obscure pictures of success. Listening to counsel… Continue reading

When to Make the Most Difference

Painful endings and uncertain beginnings are the two moments you make the most difference in a leader’s life. Enabling others to continue on their current course often adds value; facilitating an ending is… Continue reading

It’s Harder for Women

“The path to the top is harder for women than men,” Ruth Malloy. Men can be men but women must be both. Hay Group has identified six leadership styles. I’ve circled stereotypical male styles… Continue reading

Your Hero’s Story Uncovered

The stages of your leadership journey are predictable even if life isn’t. ***** “The hero’s journey has three parts: departure, initiation, and return.” Sandra Emma Shelley, Insideout Enneagram by Wendy Appel. Part one… Continue reading