Category Archive: Success

How Leaders are Made Wise and Why We Often Remain Foolish

“How often must I tell you that we are made wise not by the recollections of our past, but by the responsibilities of our future.” (Back to Methuselah, by George Bernard Shaw) Any… Continue reading

5 Performance Saboteurs You Can Solve Quickly

You go further when you drop the saboteur you carry on your back. 1. The saboteur of getting up late: A frantic morning is the beginning of a distracted day. “I wake up… Continue reading

Leadership Lessons from the Mafia, Hell’s Angels, and Gang Bangers

Would your organization thrive if governments spent billions of dollars trying to destroy it? Criminal organizations overcome all the challenges and obstacles of legal organizations plus the opposition of law enforcement. And they… Continue reading

A Formula for the Best Day Ever PT. II

It’s ridiculous to think your best day is an accidental collision of fortunate events. I admit that good accidents might happen – if you wait long enough. But why wait? End your day… Continue reading

A Formula for Your Best Day Ever Pt. I

A lousy day begins: Tired. “Fatigue makes cowards of us all.” Vince Lombardi/George Patton Hurried. Anxious. Unfocused – scattered. Filled with recurring frustrations and disappointments. Wouldn’t you love to wake up eager for… Continue reading

Rethink Your New Year’s Resolution Before it’s too Late

You respect yourself less when you break commitments you make to yourself. New Year’s resolutions seduce us into decisions that undermine self-respect. Don’t like doesn’t work: You don’t like your weight. You hate… Continue reading