Tag Archive: Growth

The 4 to 1 Rule Will Change Your Life

July 2, 2011 I decided to adopt the 4 to 1 rule. I challenge you to do the same. Every negative comment requires four positive comments. I know what some of you are… Continue reading

You’re more prepared than you think

Image source Changing the outside world begins with changes inside you. We change before we change others. Sometimes we change from the outside-in. Once, when I was a young man, I was fired.… Continue reading

In Praise of Doing

I used to excuse my lack of doing with the comfort that I wanted to do something. Passionate sincere wanting without performance is, however, cheap, easy, and self-deluding. Wanting to do something doesn’t… Continue reading

How to choose your leadership-identity

I’m soon to be a grandfather for the fourth time. The first three grandchildren called me Poppi but that’s been shortened to pop. I’ve intentionally chosen my Pop identity. I’m the wacky, fun… Continue reading

Don’t Share Your Feelings – Tap into Them

Image source: Matias Costa for The New York Times You can ignore how you feel, you can share how you feel, or you can tap into your emotions and use them to lift others.… Continue reading

Letting people see our Frailties

People that know me best compliment me least and people that know me least compliment me most. Some compliments aren’t sincere. They’re flattery. A compliment is flattery when it’s designed to manipulate us.… Continue reading