Category Archive: Saying No

How to Push Past Fairy Tale Decisions

Remember the last time you sat around a table making a big decision? Did you walk away breathing a sigh of relief. Relief indicates you were in the land of fairy dust and… Continue reading

8 Secrets to Rising Above the Pack

Malcolm Gladwell explains the deepest fear of all is being rejected by our peers – “social risk.” I’m watching the recording of Gladwell’s presentation at the World Business Forum (WBF), “We are hardwired… Continue reading

The People You Try to Please Control You

The people you try to please control you and your organization. Customers drive organizations, you don’t. Drucker said, “The purpose of business is to create and keep a customer.” You are all about… Continue reading

Stop the Madness Before its too Late

Image source: There are only three ways to get more time – eliminate, delegate, or accelerate. The hardest is elimination. Starting is more fun than stopping. Starting new things without stopping old things,… Continue reading

Working Toward Working Less

The reason you don’t get more done is you’re doing too much. We tie our worth to being busy. The busier we are the more important we feel. There is some truth to… Continue reading

Five Solutions to Tough Conversation That Work

All great leaders have tough conversations; career success demands them. The more impact you have the tougher the conversations become. The path to career advancement begins with technical skill and then moves to… Continue reading