Category Archive: Personal Growth

Shutting others out

An employee stops interacting with fellow employees. A son or daughter slams their door and won’t come out. What’s it mean when normal social patterns shift and someone pulls away? Isolation may mean… Continue reading

If frogs could fly

Frogs can’t fly and telling them to fly won’t help. Training them to fly won’t grow their little froggy wings. Offering a bonus if they fly won’t enable them to soar. Furthermore, giving… Continue reading

Making today’s best tomorrow’s average

Build on, don’t sit on. The danger in success is trying to protect it rather than expand it. The feeling that you’ve arrived kills progress. Success should fuel your passions rather than protect… Continue reading

10 reasons you’re an overthinker

73 percent of 25-35 year-olds  and 52 percent of 45-55 year-olds overthink. (Susan Nolen-Hoeksema, Univ. of Michigan) ***** Yesterday the garage installed studded snow tires on my truck. I’m ready to battle the… Continue reading

Let them go

People with power have impact. They are agents of change. Empowered people are enabled and released to make a difference, usually in new arenas of influence and responsibility. Preparing to let them go… Continue reading

Helping others help you

One reason leading feels thankless is you don’t feel supported. It’s likely others desire to support you.  However, it may be that others don’t know how to support you. For example, perhaps you’re… Continue reading