Tag Archive: Growth

John Wooden on Learning

John Wooden, America’s greatest basketball coach died June 4, 2010. He was 99.  He presided over the greatest basketball dynasty of all time. Under his leadership the UCLA Bruins won 10 NCAA National… Continue reading

Top down thinking

In top down organizations information flows up and decisions come down. The military is an example of a top down organization. People in top down organization exercise top down thinking. They aren’t designing… Continue reading

Changing your vision

Ben asked, “How do I know when I should change my vision?” It’s a great question that potentially impacts everything we do. Here’s what I think. Values drive mission and vision. Richard, a… Continue reading

“What works” is holding you back

You haven’t reached higher in life because you’re doing what works. “What works” is a set of strategies and skills you’ve developed because of your past. In other words, “what works” enables you… Continue reading

Selfish coward or loyal supporter

“My boss threw me under the buss.” “I did most of the work but my boss took all of the credit.” “I couldn’t believe my ears when I heard my supervisor taking credit… Continue reading

A taste of Friday

Have you ever had one of those weeks from hell?  I know – it’s a dumb question. Everyone’s had a week when Tuesday felt like you’d already worked a week and Friday was… Continue reading