Tag Archive: Decisions

How to Overcome the Danger of Over Commitment

I have the ability to improve something until it stops working. I reconnected with journaling last November. But I did it differently and it worked. I committed to record ONE point of gratitude… Continue reading

Would you like to Change Direction? How Attention Determines Direction

You can’t control negative thoughts that pop into your head. You can’t stop thinking about problems, past offenses, failures, or disappointments by trying not to think about them. Tell yourself to stop thinking… Continue reading

Rethink Your New Year’s Resolution Before it’s too Late

You respect yourself less when you break commitments you make to yourself. New Year’s resolutions seduce us into decisions that undermine self-respect. Don’t like doesn’t work: You don’t like your weight. You hate… Continue reading

7 Advantages of Uncertainty That Leaders Maximize Everyday

You wouldn’t choose uncertainty, but the Rolling Stones were right. You can’t always get what you want. Successful leaders find advantage in uncertainty. 7 advantages of uncertainty: #1. Develops character. Uncertainty is opportunity… Continue reading

The Troubles You Endure Spring From Reactions You Regret

Rude drivers invite kneejerk reactions. He cut you off. You yell, “Ass hole!” (Perhaps there’s some gesticulation as well.) Reacting is you with someone else in mind. Reacting tricks you into believing you’re… Continue reading

Distraction: Defeating the Beast that Contaminates Leadership and Dilutes Effectiveness

The seduction of distraction is it makes you feel important while diluting usefulness at the same time. The habit of hurry drains fulfillment and frustrates engagement. No one achieves excellence by doing one… Continue reading