Tag Archive: Growth

7 Simple Things That Strengthen Clarity During Complexity

When complexities fill your mind, worry weakens your knees. Complexity drives out clarity. Shadows become reality. Dread dilutes ability. Anxiety displaces confidence. Feeling overwhelmed is inevitable when complexity banishes simplicity. Any fool can… Continue reading

5 WAYS TO EMPOWER LEADERSHIP GROWTH 

NEW BOOK GIVEAWAY!! 20 copies available!! Leave a comment on this guest post by Jane Finette to become eligible for one of 20 complimentary copies of her new book, Unlocked: How Empowered Women Empower Women.… Continue reading

4 Practices of Kindness that Make You Glorious

Everything stops in our house with the first snow. My wife joyfully calls, “It’s snowing.” We gaze like children. Sometimes we stand close. Usually it spits and sputters, but if we’re lucky, the… Continue reading

Positive Discontent: How to Intervene Before Things Fall Apart

While he was on vacation, one manager’s team lost momentum. We discussed how to intervene before things fall apart. I gave him two phrases for reflection, protecting gains and positive discontent. “Protecting gains… Continue reading

12 Growth Moments People Often Miss

Bluebirds sit on nearby branches dangling bugs in their beaks to tempt hungry adolescents to fly. Flight is motivated more by hunger than passion. Discomfort drives growth. 12 growth moments people often miss:… Continue reading

Weekend Update: 9/6/2021 to 9/10/2021

This week I wrote about everything from recognition to reputation. It was a special joy to share some reflections on the leadership of Sir Ernest Shackleton. I’ve read many articles about him and… Continue reading