Category Archive: Stress

The Problem with Problems

The pressures and problems you face mistakenly give you permission to have priority over others. Pressures don’t change the principle that leaders serve others. Pressures and problems don’t justify me-first leadership. Warning: Pessimism… Continue reading

“Yeah but’s” ruin celebrations

  Your problem may be thinking about problems all the time. Good leaders Good leaders anticipate and prepare for challenges. To them, the next challenge is a grizzly storm on the horizon that… Continue reading

In Over His Head

Today I’m talking with author and executive coach, Scott Eblin, co-founder and president of the Eblin Group. Thursday, I’m reviewing his fascinating book, “The Next Level: What Insiders Know about Executive Success.” I’m… Continue reading

Face-draggers Anonymous

Mom used to say, “Stand up straight Danny.” Danny’s my given name and when I go home they still call me that. Mom lives in Florida now and I have a problem. When… Continue reading

Fatigue and self-acceptance

Persistent fatigue is your opportunity to say something stupid, do something wrong, lose your temper, forget details, and destroy your health. (Adapted from Harvard Health) Driving to success may drive you past tired… Continue reading

Crisis precedes innovation

Just before innovation people feel, frustration, stress, even hopelessness. For example, your company raised the performance bar while restricting resources.  The people “up stairs” don’t get it and you just know you’ll never… Continue reading