What Do You Look Like?

“Now is the time to be constructive, not destructive, and we’re just getting started.” – Tina Craig  As a leader, people are watching you.  You probably already know this, but sometimes it’s good [...]


Your Job Is Value

“To do more for the world than the world does for you – that is success.” – Henry Ford As leaders, it sometimes feels like we’re being constantly bombarded with problems.  This customer needs [...]


What’s Your Response?

“Be a light, not a judge.  Be a model, not a critic.  Be part of the solution, not the problem.” – Stephen Covey It’s easy, especially in chaotic times like ours, to have a sour attitude about [...]


Great Expectations

“I thank you in advance for the great round of applause I’m about to get.” – Bo Diddley Over the past 12 months we’ve been very rudely reminded that there are a lot of things in the world that [...]


Starting New Once Again

“An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in.  A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves.” – Bill Vaughan Much to the relief of a lot of people, 2020 is gone.  However, [...]


What Are You Looking For?

“Most people see what they want to, or at least what they expect to.” – Martha Grimes Sometimes life is complicated, and sometimes we make it more complicated than it needs to be.  We’ve all been [...]


Control What You Control

“The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own.  You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president.  You realize that you control your [...]


Deal With It Today

“I’ve suffered a great many catastrophes in life.  Most of them never happened.” – Mark Twain A few weeks ago in this space (here, actually) we talked about the idea of resilience.  In our [...]


It’s On Us

“Commit to taking total responsibility for everything that happens to you.  This one change in thinking has the power to launch you to the world-class level faster than any other single idea.” – [...]


Be Ready for the Next Step

“If you can stand in space for just a little while, a new door will open, or you’ll be able to see in the dark after a while.  You’ll adjust.” – Jane Campion If you’re currently leading an [...]