Tag Archive: Growth

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

Burnout to Breakthrough: How to Create Calm from Chaos

NEW BOOK GIVEAWAY!! 20 copies available!! Leave a comment on this guest post by Eileen McDargh to become eligible for one of 20 complimentary copies of her new book, Burnout to Breakthrough: Building… Continue reading

How to Ride a Bike – Where Courage Comes From

Between theory and practice is anxiety. It’s comfortable learning about riding a bike, even exciting. But, getting on the seat for the first time takes courage. I asked several leaders, “How does one… Continue reading

What Makes Some Leaders Ugly and Others Beautiful

“Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.” Aristotle It doesn’t matter how much jewelry you put in a pig’s snout. It still stinks. Unattractive people can be like gentle… Continue reading

The 5 Powers of Experience. Do You Have Them?

You’re a novice every time you do something you’ve never done before. Overconfidence is the painful pitfall of gullible inexperience. Pain awaits when you feel like you know but you don’t. Experienced novices… Continue reading

How to Turn From Destructive to Constructive Dissatisfaction

You won’t make a difference if you’re easily satisfied. Yesterday I wrote, “Chronic dissatisfaction contaminates environments and teams.” Pete asks, “… what if I am the one who is chronically dissatisfied? What’s the… Continue reading