Tag Archive: Success

How to Pull Weeds Less and Grow Fruit More

You’ve been working to make a difference but every weed you pull is replaced by three more. Worse yet, new weeds seem more malicious than old. If you aren’t careful, you’ll end up… Continue reading

Winning: Confusion about Winning Leads to Losing

All the cars in the junk yard have empty tanks. The anatomy of winning: Winning requires an ending. A race that has no end has no winner. Even the longest car races in… Continue reading

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