The Stories We Tell Ourselves

People judge you by the story they tell themselves about you. The most powerful words we hear are the stories we tell to ourselves. Potential stories: Normally I greet people warmly, with a… Continue reading

3 Ways to Shift Your Thinking Before You Implode

Hardening of the thought process happens when established ways of thinking dominate conversations about change. Thinking shifts when you admit: “It’s not working.” “Working harder won’t work.” Thinking needs to shift when: A… Continue reading

Leadership Derailers: Anger

Anger changes the world. The question is how. There’s no middle ground with anger. It makes you better or drags you to oblivion. Anger is energy. 3 dangers of anger: #1. Anger is… Continue reading

Leadership Derailers – Taking Offense

Leadership gets narrow and life shrinks for the easily offended. All leaders receive unjust criticism. You’re judged based on inadequate information, false assumptions, or someone’s unspoken preferences. It’s better to focus on OUR… Continue reading

How to Avoid Freezing in Hot Moments

THE FIRST BOOK GIVEAWAY of 2020! 20 copies available!! Leave a comment on this guest post by Mikaela Kiner to become eligible for one of 20 complimentary copies of her book, Female Firebrands:… Continue reading

Leadership Derailers – Inability to Gain Advantage from Criticism

Criticism stings. But the inability to gain advantage from criticism derails leaders and organizations. The closer you connect identity with performance, the more criticism offends. Incompetence continues until criticism challenges current practices. How… Continue reading