Category Archive: Personal Growth

22 Powerful ways to Overcome Discouragement

Ignore anyone that says they don’t get discouraged. We are bombarded with – be positive, think positive – messages because leaders get discouraged. Sad but true. 22 suggestions for overcoming discouragement: Ask someone… Continue reading

Letting people see our Frailties

People that know me best compliment me least and people that know me least compliment me most. Some compliments aren’t sincere. They’re flattery. A compliment is flattery when it’s designed to manipulate us.… Continue reading

A What Without a How

  A “what” without a “how” is like a car without gas. My “what” statement: What I’m doing in life is adding value to others in ways consistent with who I am and… Continue reading

Getting the most from twitter

(If you have trouble reading the text in the graphics, holding down the ctrl key and pressing the “+” key should enlarge the font. Hold down ctrl and press “-” to shrink the… Continue reading

Maybe you are the problem …

Once upon a time, a bushy gray-bearded man shuffled toward farmer’s market.  Sadly, the spring air felt right but it smelled wrong. Pausing, he shrugged and then trudged forward. Happening upon a purple… Continue reading

7 Steps to Transformational Influence

The problem I have with Jeremie’s book is it’s inescapably practical. Jeremie Kubicek, President and CEO of GiANT Impact, focuses on potential beyond current expectations. My impression is based on a 45 minute phone… Continue reading