Category Archive: Strengths

How to Navigate the Gap Between Responsibility and Ability

The gap between responsibility and ability is where stress lives. Your boss assigns a task that stretches your skillset or overstuffs your schedule – stress! Two factors influence your response to stressful situations… Continue reading

Confidence: Proof You Can Face Any Challenge

I haven’t had a warm shower in more than seven months. If you’re counting, it’s 226 days, but whose counting. The water I use is 54 degrees Fahrenheit, 12.2 degrees Celsius. Yes, I… Continue reading

How to Stop Stumbling Aimlessly and Pull Purposefully

We don’t wake up thinking, “I want to live an inconsequential life.” But we don’t wake up thinking, “I want to live a meaningful life,” either. We simply wake up stumbling aimlessly from… Continue reading

5 Ways to Lead like the Blue Footed Booby

The first Bishop of Panama, Tomas de Berlanga, discovered the Galapagos Islands in 1535 by accident. He was on his way to Peru, but currents carried the ship to the home of the… Continue reading

4 Unexpected Sources of Strength Available to Tired Leaders

Opportunities are squandered on the weak. Fatigue magnifies problems. Energy without strength is a fly in a hurricane. Weakness and fatigue make solutions irrelevant and achievement impossible. Strength shrinks obstacles. Fatigue makes every… Continue reading

The Real Reason Rudolph Flew from Outcast to Hero is Not About Red Noses

No one sings about your nose. But when Santa said, “Won’t you guide my sleigh tonight?” Rudolph became the most famous reindeer in history. But there’s more to Rudolph’s fame than bad weather… Continue reading