Category Archive: Success

How to Wake From Sleepwalking and Find Vitality Again

Old sneakers feel like home. Rituals are an oasis in turbulence.  Rituals are stability. But rituals enable you to sleepwalk into the desert. What worked in the past is perilous now. The danger… Continue reading

Stop Domesticating Remarkable People

People in the middle are forgettable. Obsessed people are remarkable. Danger: Average leaders want everyone else to be average. Leaders face the danger of domesticating remarkable people. In the process, remarkable people become… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: Three Types of People Who Always Get Stuck

There are three types of people who want solutions but don’t find them, even though answers knock at the door. Finding a solution starts with who you are. 3 types of people who… Continue reading

The One Question for 2018

Your personal plan for 2018 begins with: Exploring ROE (Return on Energy). What jazzed you up in 2017? Exposing things that didn’t work. What sucked the life out of you in 2017? Forgetting about… Continue reading

How to Start the Week Like a Leader

Everything goes dark if you leave organizational culture to chance. You’re responsible for the way it feels to be on your team. Purpose: Purpose expands the world. Yes, you want to make a… Continue reading

Secret Sauce: A Chief Operating Officer Didn’t Get Promoted

If promotion or advancement didn’t work out for you, the practical lessons in this post are for you. Welcome to “Secret Sauce Sunday.” I invite leaders who I admire to share real world… Continue reading