Tag Archive: Growth

The Key that Unlocks Leadership

I’m consumed with power-packed brevity. Five words are better than thirteen. That sentence originally read, “If I can say something in five words rather than seven I’m excited.” Brevity by itself is meaningless,… Continue reading

Working Toward Working Less

The reason you don’t get more done is you’re doing too much. We tie our worth to being busy. The busier we are the more important we feel. There is some truth to… Continue reading

Pearls before Swine?

I spent an hour and a half with an emerging leader who didn’t appreciate my pearls of wisdom. I’d like to think he wasn’t wise enough to understand my “wisdom” but that’s not… Continue reading

Vitality: Collisions Between Stability & Instability

Image source I’m grappling with how much change is too much. It feels like I’m surrounded by people that love stability and predictability – things low on my list of priorities. Collisions: The… Continue reading

How to Refuel Your Own Tank

Busy people grow empty and eventually lose touch with the meaning of their busyness. Being coached may be a way for you to refuel your tank. Last week I had my first coaching… Continue reading

Moving from Operations to HR Helped Microsoft’s Chief Security Officer’s Career Path

The term “best” is best understood in context. When I asked Mike Howard to talk about the best things he’s done, it was in the context of choices that best helped his career… Continue reading