3 Shocking Ways to Show Up Today

Knowing stuff got you where you are, but “not knowing” takes you where you need to go. Choose how you show up BEFORE you show up. #1. Show up to let others be… Continue reading

My One Word of Advice – V3.1

The wise seek advice, but fools stand aloof. 5 principles for successful advice-giving: Rush to ask questions, not give answers. Explain the problem you’re solving before solving it. Maybe you’re giving an answer… Continue reading

3 Things a Sage Always Avoids

Sometimes being a sage is about what you DON’T do. #1. Don’t cast pearls before pigs. Never treat unmotivated learners the same as motivated. Hunger motivates pigs to seek food, but when their… Continue reading

How to Become a Wise Sage

A wise sage has failed enough to be humble and succeeded enough to inspire confidence. The birth of a wise sage: You become a wise sage in the dark. There is no sagacity… Continue reading

4 Ways to Overcome the Deadly Traps of Managing

76% of employees did not want their boss’s job. (HBR) Most American workers are not aiming for the corner office. Approximately one third (34 percent) of workers aspire to leadership positions, with only… Continue reading

The Leaders We Remember

Everyone has a lousy leader story. If you’re a lousy leader, you won’t be forgotten. You intentionally recall positive memories, but negative memories come to you uninvited when you wake in the night.… Continue reading