Category Archive: Purpose

How to Overcome the NIKE Problem

Robots don’t need reasons. The NIKE problem: You can’t run around saying, “Just do it,” and call yourself a leader. Your team needs purpose and so do you. Doing stuff – without knowing… Continue reading

How a Jerk Revealed Her Purpose

On November 20, 2011, I had a car accident that landed me in the hospital for several weeks. I received a menu from food services every morning. But I was busy doing other… Continue reading

10 Signs Ego Hinders Your Success

A big ego thinks the problem is someone else. Ten signs ego hinders your success Ego: Over-values itself and under-values the team. Feels nagging frustration with others but satisfaction with itself. Believes others… Continue reading

3 Ways to Navigate Tough Times

The things that matter most, matter most during tough times. 3 ways to Navigate tough times: #1: Prepare before tough times arrive. It’s too late to prepare for rough seas when the seas are… Continue reading

5 Blind-Spots That Sink Your Boat

Blind-spots are like rowing a boat that’s full of holes, but you can’t find the holes. If you don’t see the holes in the boat, you’ll sink and wonder why. You’ll bail to… Continue reading

The Magic Statement that Gives Purpose to Whining

You hate conversations that circle the drain. You’re impatient to make things better and move the agenda forward. You don’t have time for whining. The challenge is whiners care. Some deliver great results… Continue reading