5 Practical Ways to Evaluate Optimism

“Hope in reality is the worst of all evils because it prolongs the torments of man.” Nietzsche Our bluebirds lost hope this year and it’s good they did. Lost hope: Spring was mild… Continue reading

Positive Thinking – 5 Affirmations for the Real World

You could tell yourself you’re pretty like Brad Pitt, but it won’t help. You can affirm that you’re the most beautiful woman in the world, but I just checked the list, and you… Continue reading

When You Lose Yourself

There’s a joyful side to losing yourself and there’s a corrosive side. Achievement corrodes identity when you lose yourself to work. You dilute yourself into a title; self-worth is measured in perks and… Continue reading

Motivating People STILL Doesn’t Work

Book Giveaway! 20 copies available!! Leave a comment on this guest post by Susan Fowler to become eligible to win a copy of Why Motivating People Doesn’t Work…and What Does. (20 copies available.)… Continue reading

3 Ways to Live long and Prosper this Week

The Vulcan salute, “Live long and prosper,” was introduced on the season two premiere of Star Trek, 1967. If you’re not a Trekkie click here to catch up. Spock explained the hand gesture… Continue reading

20 Dangerous Traps Intelligent Leaders Stumble into by Accident

Remarkable leadership takes more than talent and intelligence. Intelligent leaders sabotage themselves. Intelligent leaders go blind to reality and fall off cliffs. 20 Dangerous traps intelligent leaders stumble into by accident: Which traps… Continue reading