Category Archive: Solutions

The 3 Secret Blunders Leaders Make

The most damaging blunders leaders make are the ones they ignore. A blunder you DON’T notice leads to a dead-end. The 3 secret blunders leaders make: #1. Leaving your best self at home:… Continue reading

5 Smart Things to Do When You Feel Confused

Dead people have clarity. The rest of us feel confused. You’ll find a two-headed chicken in the Odditorium of St. Petersburg’s Museum of Natural History. You probably know what being two-headed feels like.… Continue reading

Questions Proactive People Ask

You’re doomed if you can’t change direction. A turbulent world requires you to be light on your feet. But you can’t get anywhere when you constantly change direction. Constant reacting eventually makes you… Continue reading

Imagine

Imagine bouncing out of bed anxious for work, not anxious about work. Imagine you’re fired up, not burned-out. Imagine clarity replaces confusion. Imagine the person you plan to fire decides to quit. Imagine… Continue reading

The Five Stages of Decline

You might feel like Superman, but kryptonite is real. Success goes sideways when leaders feel invincible. 5 companies that were great once: Borders Sears & Roebuck Blockbuster (Blockbuster has 1 store in Bend,… Continue reading

5 Things to Do When Pedaling Faster Doesn’t Work

We have a bizarre capacity to pedal faster when something isn’t working. We think if we try harder the problem will magically disappear. Trying harder works for people who aren’t really trying. More… Continue reading