Category Archive: Stress

Aspirin for Aneurysms

***** Aspirin for aneurysms won’t help much. Poorly solved problems return and multiply when pain goes away. The good thing about pain is it motivates our search for solutions. The bad thing about… 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

7 Ways to Identify Great Advice

Few things are more dissatisfying and unfulfilling as adapting your inner compass to others. If you don’t know who you are you’ll become someone else. You’ve accepted your own inner compass when you lose… Continue reading

How to Fill Your Team with Courage

Courage is the willingness and resolve to act when outcomes are uncertain. Everyone needs courage because we live in turbulent, changing times. Nothing good gets done without courage. Powerful leaders encourage – fill… 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

Turning Pickle Barrels into Wine Casks

Unrelenting pressure, backstabbing and undercutting, fatigue, feeling powerless and under appreciated spawn burnout. According to Maslach and Jackson the six factors of burnout are: Working too much. Unjust environments. Little support. Working where… Continue reading