How to Manage Your Schedule When Your Hair is on Fire

Overcommitment is sprinting into oblivion with your hair on fire. Self-management is less about getting stuff done and more about your relationship with time. Effect of overcommitment: You can’t enjoy leading with a… Continue reading

The Secret to Managing Your Schedule isn’t about Your Calendar

The vulgarity of busyness destroys effectiveness. Life is a burning ant hill in many organizations. But crazy schedules reflect people, not time management skills. Life is manageable only when you manage your calendar.… Continue reading

5 Ways to Lead like the Blue Footed Booby

The first Bishop of Panama, Tomas de Berlanga, discovered the Galapagos Islands in 1535 by accident. He was on his way to Peru, but currents carried the ship to the home of the… Continue reading

6 Relationships that Cause you to Overcommit

I woke up late this morning. It caused me to reflect on the reason I get up in the first place. Commitments came to mind. Every commitment is a limitation. Sleeping late and… Continue reading

My Friend Died Last Tuesday

Cy’s wife called Tuesday morning to tell me he passed away between 4 and 5 a.m. My wife and I were enjoying breakfast on the deck. We saw him the week before. The… Continue reading

The Unalterable Law of Energy

Low energy is fatigue. No energy is death. Only 11% of us had a great deal of energy yesterday. Tom Rath Healthy fatigue rests joyfully, but weariness dreads tomorrow. Success with energy, according… Continue reading