Tag Archive: Leadership

Creating Your New Future

It’s better to fail at achieving a new future than continue living below your potential. Saying you’re wrong is the path to being right. Saying you’re wrong isn’t saying you are lazy, insincere, or… Continue reading

5 Ways to Build Confidence in Others

Image source The people around you lose confidence in themselves. You have the ability to build them up. Consistently build them and they achieve. Persistently tear them down and you undermine them and… Continue reading

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

How to Focus on the Future while Evaluating the Past

Image source Stop saying “should have,” after projects are completed. Start saying “next time.” The former is backward-facing and the latter is forward-facing. Should have’s correct the past; something impossible to do. When… Continue reading

How to Overcome People Pleasing

(Originally posted October 10, 2010) Wanting another’s approval is healthy. Needing it is sick. You can’t please all the people even some of the time. “The disease to please,” as psychologist Harriet Braiker… Continue reading

The Top 25 Ways to Win Arguments

Don’t focus on winning or losing; focus on achieving objectives. Interrupting to make your point is pointless. Be smart not right. You aren’t finding the right answer; you’re searching for the better alternative.… Continue reading