Tag Archive: Growth

Where Leadership Starts – The Surprising Practice You Can Begin Today

Nine years ago I had 3 conversations in thirty days that challenged my perspective and shifted my thinking. Yesterday, I reconnected with one of those people. Three conversations: The first conversation was with… Continue reading

How any Manager can Increase Influence and Fuel Peak Performance

The c-suite has little day-to-day impact on the productivity of remote workers. “Remote worker’s productivity depends on one role – the manager.” Gallup Remote work isn’t going away. “Our best estimate is that… Continue reading

The Power of Dumb – I Shot Myself in the Head

I’ve done things that make Tweedledee and Tweedledum look like Einstein and Edison. Like the day I shot myself in the head. It all happened while teaching our boys to safely shoot a… Continue reading

5 Practices of Humility when Your Wife is Driving the Car

Riding in the car when my wife is driving is an exercise in humility. My wife slows down when I would speed up. She’s a defensive driver and I’m an offensive driver. Never… Continue reading

How Self-Reflection Might Limit Potential

Self-reflection done poorly distorts reality and limits potential. Real self-reflection exceeds navel gazing like rib eye steak exceeds veggie burgers. I’ve had the plant-based Impossible Burger at Burger King. Someone told me it’s… Continue reading

The Enemy of Everything Good

It was September 10, 2016 when I first wrote, “Everything good in leadership begins with humility.” I was proud of myself. The enemy of everything good in leadership is arrogance. The word itself… Continue reading