Category Archive: Social Media

5 Ways to Choose Important Over Urgent

People tend to choose urgent tasks they can complete quickly and put off important tasks that take longer to complete. (The Mere Urgency Effect) Important tasks take longer and are more demanding than… Continue reading

A Powerful Path to Influential Connection

Masking weakness keeps people at arms length. Leaders who pretend they do all things well have shallow connections. I’m put off by insecure braggarts. Leaders without frailties are fakers. But… Frailties are channels of… Continue reading

Finding the Courage for “Wow”

“The truth is, mediocrity is natural. You don’t have to do anything to drift there. It just happens.” Michael Hyatt. 6 ways to find the courage you need to make “wow” happen: Take… Continue reading

When People Screw Up

The problem with people is imperfection. People make mistakes; sometimes big ones. Leaders and managers usually don’t like mistakes. Michael Hyatt gave me his version of fail fast, yesterday, “The faster we fail… Continue reading

How to Build Your Leadership Brand

People who aren’t known for something haven’t done anything. “How to Build a Brand,” was the title we settled on for a recent presentation. It included social media content and making money using your online… Continue reading

Five Ways to Find Your Future

The past is the future for most of us. We cling to misguided notions that persistence, endurance, and more of the same will result in a new future. It won’t. 99% of the… Continue reading