Category Archive: Personal Growth

Two Questions that Reveal Aspirations

I first heard the expression, “A typical job interview is a conversation between two liars,” on a call to Buenos Aires in 2014. It’s not just job interviews. People pretend they’re someone they… Continue reading

4 Ways to Reach Extraordinary

Everest was identified as the highest point above sea level in 1852. 70 years later, George Mallory and others attempted to reach the summit and failed (1922). Mallory attempted to summit Everest again… Continue reading

4 Questions When Seeking Clarity

Leaders with clarity are like the Loch Ness Monster. Even when you see one, you’re not sure they’re real. Confusion is good when you stop and reflect. Confusion is dangerous when you put… Continue reading

7 Ways to Succeed at Forgetting

Your inner critic helps you remember pain and disappointment. Negative memories rain like rocks. Botched projects increase anxiety. Bungled relationships motivate isolation. Anxiety and isolation limit your life. Research says you remember bad… Continue reading

Two Seductions that Stunt Growth

Talent provides advantage, but growth multiplies possibility. You’re a runt when you squander growth opportunities. People might think you’re cute but neglecting growth insults talent. You are responsible for your development. No one… Continue reading

Three Things You Must Let Go

A man is hanging by a branch above a deep ravine. He looks down; then he looks up and yells, “Help! Help! Is anyone up there?” “I’m here,” the reply comes. “Can you… Continue reading