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Step Back & Slow Down

“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” – Confucius One result of being told we live in a fast-paced world is that we believe we have to hurry all the time.  We’re told [...]

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Always Forward

“One doesn’t discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.” – Andre Gide It’s the understatement of the decade to say that we live in somewhat chaotic [...]

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Zigging and Zagging

“To succeed, planning alone is insufficient.  One must improvise as well.” – Isaac Asimov In the past, we’ve spent a lot of time in this space talking about planning and focus and being [...]

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Let Your Rock Stars Be Rock Stars

“The person born with a talent they are meant to use will find their greatest happiness in using it.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Too many businesses (and people) are doing things because [...]

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Success vs Comfort

“Growth demands the temporary surrender of security.” – Gail Sheehy I remember as a kid overhearing a conversation that had to do with someone who was approaching retirement.  The gist of the [...]

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Now is the Time

“Men make history and not the other way around.  In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still.  Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change [...]

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A New Real

“If the rate of change outside your business is greater than the rate of change inside your business, then you’re out of business.” – Anonymous If you don’t like change, then 2020 and 2021, so [...]

You Don’t Have The Answers

“I love to doubt as well as know.” – Dante Alighieri One of the ideas we get in our heads as leaders is that we have to have answers. People come to us with problems and we feel like we’re [...]

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Why Are We Doing This?

“If you don’t see the book you want on the shelves, write it.” – Beverly Cleary It’s easy for any of us to get stuck in a rut.  We’d prefer to call it a routine, but it can become essentially the [...]

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It’s Not Perfect or Bust

“The fact that you can only do a little is no excuse for doing nothing.” – John le Carre Perfection is a fantastic-sounding goal.  Who wouldn’t want a perfect business, or a perfect career, or a [...]