Tag Archive: Success

Incompetent Infants Aren’t Responsible to do Hard Things

Life without responsibility is easier than life with responsibility. Don’t seek management or leadership if fishing, video games, or playing golf are your greatest aspirations. Anyone who thinks responsibility is easy is irresponsible.… Continue reading

The Scientific Way to Increase Follow-Through from 35% to 91%

People who simply intend to do hard things fail about 65% of the time. Think about the last time you intended to have a tough conversation with a team member. Did you find… Continue reading

4 Ways to Get Ahead in Any Organization

Aspiration that contaminates enjoyment sabotages success. 4 ways to get ahead in any organization: #1. Thrive in the shadows. If you aspire to get ahead, help someone else get ahead. Swen Nater made… Continue reading

5 Performance Saboteurs You Can Solve Quickly

You go further when you drop the saboteur you carry on your back. 1. The saboteur of getting up late: A frantic morning is the beginning of a distracted day. “I wake up… Continue reading

A Formula for the Best Day Ever PT. II

It’s ridiculous to think your best day is an accidental collision of fortunate events. I admit that good accidents might happen – if you wait long enough. But why wait? End your day… Continue reading

Rethink Your New Year’s Resolution Before it’s too Late

You respect yourself less when you break commitments you make to yourself. New Year’s resolutions seduce us into decisions that undermine self-respect. Don’t like doesn’t work: You don’t like your weight. You hate… Continue reading