Six Energizing Ways to Let Go and Start Again

Let go of the past After establishing goals and vision the most important thing you can do to create your future is letting go of the past. Let go of past successes. Sure,… Continue reading

5 Surprising Ways to Inspire Others

You make a difference by helping others make a difference. Here’s how: Stop fixing. If your passion for excellence and success drives you to constantly fix people, stop fixing. Do you think people… Continue reading

Open Leadership – the Failure Imperative

Few things are more powerful than a successful failure. Michel de Montaigne wisely said, “There are defeats more triumphant than victories.” Your good failures make you, your bad failures break you. Seneca said,… Continue reading

Open Leadership – Some Sanity

Openness is central to the integration of social media with leadership and business. I had one leader skeptically say, “Let’s see what happens three years from now,” as if social media was going… Continue reading

Open Leadership

“Power to the People,” by John Lenon was released nearly 30 years ago. It’s coming true today. When power is viewed as a zero sum game, empowering one group disempowers another. Furthermore, power… Continue reading

Spotting Blind Spots

You don’t see you like others see you. Blind spots are things that others easily see in us but we don’t or won’t see in ourselves. If statements like, “You’re just like your… Continue reading