Tag Archive: Growth

The Joyful Pleasures and Shameful Permissions of Comparison

They say you shouldn’t compare yourself with others, but sometimes comparing is unblemished enjoyment. When your car outshines your neighbor’s, talking about cars is pleasurable, for example. Pleasure of comparison: On a trip… Continue reading

How to Design a Path Forward when You Feel Like the Chief Plate Spinner

Plate spinners run from one crisis to the next. One plate spins up, another nearly falls. The threat of broken plates makes watching fun – unless it’s not an act. Spinning plates is… Continue reading

Thought Leaders – An Unused Pond Stinks

Occasionally, I’m asked if I consider myself to be a thought leader. Some ask how I became a thought leader. Recently, I was asked where the courage to be a thought leader comes… Continue reading

How to Monitor Momentum to Maximize Progress

A coaching client asked his team, “In what area of your life do you have the most momentum?” Monitor momentum to maximize progress. I monitored my momentum and discovered three high potential opportunities.… Continue reading

A Way of Seeing that Expands Leadership

Gratitude is a way of seeing, even when life isn’t perfect. The opposite of gratitude: Envy. You can’t enjoy what you have because others have more. Blindness. You close your eyes to goodness.… Continue reading

5 Years Ago Today: 7 Surprising Strategies that Elevate Leaders

Knowledge you currently have takes you where you’ve already been.