A leader is one who imagines a better future and is accountable for delivering it. Vision comes first, a result of an unwillingness to accept things as they are now, and a desire to improve them. Accountability follows, ensuring you vigorously and…Continue Reading
The competencies and character traits that make one an effective leader are too many and too varied to compile on a single list. While there are as many ways to be an ineffective leader, this list of ten missing ingredients is a good start to what…Continue Reading
One of the prevailing ideas touted on social sites suggests that you shouldn’t compare yourself to others. Instead, the argument goes that you should try to be a little bit better than you were yesterday. While incremental improvement has merit,…Continue Reading
Once I was speaking at a conference when the CEO of the company leaned over and whispered in my ear. He said, “I am giving the same speech I’ve given the last two years. The stories are different. The examples are different, too. But it’s…Continue Reading
I read somewhere once that the maximum amount of pleasure you can derive from eating dessert comes in the first two bites. Any bite beyond the second bite doesn’t increase the pleasure. In fact, it reduces it.
The same is true for the…Continue Reading
Why aren’t you getting the results you want? What has to change for you to improve the outcomes you're getting?
Your Beliefs: There isn’t any factor that has a greater impact on your results than your beliefs. Your beliefs are your values. What…Continue Reading