When Passion gets in the Way

It happened again. My passion for vision-driven-living ended a conversation and squashed an opportunity to connect and engage. There were six of us sitting around the table at lunch. I said to the… Continue reading

Your Mouth Makes You Dumb

There’s an inverse relationship between speaking and learning. The more you speak the less you learn. The only exception is when you open your mouth to ask questions. In other words, your mouth… Continue reading

Fatigue and self-acceptance

Persistent fatigue is your opportunity to say something stupid, do something wrong, lose your temper, forget details, and destroy your health. (Adapted from Harvard Health) Driving to success may drive you past tired… Continue reading

No encouragement is discouragement

Those who make a difference, encourage. Encouragement infuses others with courage, hope, and confidence. Sounds like a good thing. So… Who have you encouraged in the last day or week? You’ve been meaning… Continue reading

Less Courage more Preparation

Photo by Caro Wallis Robert Lindquist observed, “Courage is the power to let go of the familiar.” The real need for courage emerges when leaders say the present is no longer acceptable, our current… Continue reading

Is overconfidence defeating you?

Marshall Goldsmith’s research indicates 80% to 85% of successful executives rate themselves in the top 20% of their peer group. Additionally, 70% rate themselves in the top 10%. It doesn’t take a mathematical… Continue reading