Category Archive: Personal Growth

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

Being and doing

Some shifts in life happen intentionally; life shifts when you learn to drive a car. Other shifts sneak up on you and if you let them, you change. The experiment of writing Leadership… Continue reading

Too busy to matter

I’m learning it takes more courage to stop than to start. Anyone can start something new. It takes real leaders to stop something old. Think of your life as a five-gallon bucket. You… Continue reading

He loved his performance reviews! Seriously?

If I asked you what you enjoyed about working for your company, would you say performance appraisals? I could say lots of things about places I’ve worked. For example, “They all sucked at… Continue reading

The making of a Microsoft COO

The platform you stand on determines the height of your reach. Bob Herbold was born in Cincinnati, Ohio to a working class family. In 1942 no one imaged baby Bob would become the COO… Continue reading