Category Archive: Values

Leading yourself into Humility

Image source I’ll never forget G.J. Hart’s observation about high potential leaders, “I can usually tell if they have the humility to make it.” He focused on character before talent or skill. Humility yields success;… Continue reading

How to Go Over the Boss?

Playing politics creates mediocre organizations filled with butt kissers and game players more interested in advancing their own career’s than in advancing their organization. I’ve seen the ants scurrying to tell the boss… Continue reading

Crashing barriers to fulfillment at work

Inept leaders drain enthusiasm; create negative work-cultures, and generate unfulfilled, self-centered, inward-facing employees. Great leaders know how to infuse people with fulfillment. Emphasize value: The barrier of meaningless work is broken when the… Continue reading

Joe Tye: Finding his contribution Pt. 2

Joe Tye describes his past self as “substantially inauthentic and superficial.” (See Pt. 1) I think people who’ve found their soul can admit their superficiality. During the years of failure and struggle Joe… Continue reading

Joe Tye: Finding his contribution Pt. 1

Yesterday, I pulled notes out from my conversation with Joe Tye. I’ve held them back for weeks wondering how to write his story. I decided to just start. ***** With a chuckle, Joe… Continue reading

Finding fascinating goals

Some clichés are clichés because they’re true. “Aim at nothing and you’ll hit it,” is one. You first Tolstoy wisely said, “Everybody thinks of changing humanity and nobody thinks of changing himself.” Think… Continue reading