Category Archive: Success

Redefining Practical

“Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them.” (Often attributed to Thoreau) I’ve been asking people, “If you started over, knowing what you know today,… Continue reading

10 Stunning Benefits of Failure

Success teaches repetition. Do more of the same because more of the same produces more of the same. In changing times more of the same is deadly. Success teaches confidence. Without confidence progress… Continue reading

Winning in Collaborative Environments

Competition limits potential when it blocks collaboration. I love competition. But, I’m wondering about the damage it causes within teams. Don’t expect competitors to collaborate. Would you help a teammate beat you? What… Continue reading

Purposeful Abandonment: The Art of Letting Go

© Qrius4ever | Stock Free Images & Dreamstime Stock Photos You employ systems and strategies for starting, maintaining, and moving forward. Adopt systems for stopping, as well. People who can’t say, “No,” chase all… Continue reading

Overcoming 7 Barriers to Getting What You Want

All leaders want what they don’t have. Wrong wanting frustrates. Right wanting motivates. Why leaders don’t get what they want? Failure to name it. You never achieve what you don’t name. Fear prevents… Continue reading

12 Ways to Thrive Under Stress

Talking about stress is stressful. It’s one more problem to solve. But, ignoring it never resolves it. Stress builds up. Disproportionate reactions indicate stress build-up. Mary says, “Would you mind handing me that… Continue reading