You spend the day scrambling. But how do you know you are on the right path? Are you leveraging the strengths, interests and talents on your team? Will you wind up in a place that will make you happy? It is not that you haven’t been thinking about these questions. The business environment is complex and […]
In coaching sessions I hear key common cries for help. This past week the key theme on a surprising number of calls has been ‘my team is not doing what I need them to be doing’. The names have been changed but the following stressful situations have not. · I am here most nights and many […]
None of us knows with any sort of certainty what outside forces are going to impact our lives. However we all have the power to work towards our own clearly defined desire for the future. Without an inspired, desired picture of what we want to accomplish there are huge implications in the present. Without clarity […]
2015. New start. Fresh thinking. Higher goals. Before you go flying, or tentatively stepping, up a shaky ladder aspiring to new heights, make sure you have checked the legs. Without a stable foundation there is a good chance you are going to come tumbling down.
If you are not getting the results you want, or making a difference in the way you dreamed was possible, you are well aware that something has to change. Knowing and doing can feel miles apart. Are you trapped in the status quo? For the same reasons that pilots use maps when they fly cross-country and […]
Wouldn’t it be great if you woke every day fueled by the difference you were making, personal growth, and the work ahead. The reality is that no matter how right a business, a career, or an initiative, some days are fun and fulfilling, and others not so much. So, instead of dreaming about what life would […]
As responsible people doing our best to satisfy competing demands, we tolerate, and maybe even thrive a bit on figuring out how to squeeze in more and more. Although we may talk about our desire to simplify, we often fall far short of our longing. How do some people go from more to less with […]
Too many business leaders are mired in the problem of the day rather than stepping up to secure the future of their business. If business sustainability is important to you- it is time to get out of the weeds, climb to the top of the nearest hill and look down at the big picture.
It is getting harder and harder to carry the monkey on your own. The world is more complex and specialized. Finding other people to partner and conspire with not only is often more fun, but your ideas will be be better thought out and your strength will grow exponentially.
THE ART OF TIME A few months ago I attended a local art gallery talk. Since then, I have often thought about one of the works that was exhibited in the show. During the talk, the artist had the opportunity to ask a lively audience what they thought her work was trying to convey. At […]