3 Ways To Get Unstuck

“To be successful, you must accept all challenges that come your way.  You can’t just accept the ones you like.” – Mike Gafka These days I hear a lot of leaders saying something that sounds like, [...]


Halfway There

“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” – Maria Robinson It’s hard for me to believe that 2020 is half over.  I think all the usual [...]


Time for Reimagining

“To see we must forget the name of the thing we are looking at.” – Claude Monet As we slowly begin to approach something that maybe seems like “normal”, it’s easy to want things to go back to the [...]


Who Will You Be?

“When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in.  That’s what the storm is all about.” – Haruki Murakami As leaders, we’ve all been sailing on unknown seas for the [...]


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 [...]


What Have You Learned?

“You see, but you do not observe.” – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Obviously, no one ever wishes for the kinds of things we see happening in the world today.  There is no way to frame the last six weeks [...]


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.” – [...]


Always Swinging Back & Forth

“Life is a series of commas, not periods.” – Matthew McConaughey Humans are interesting creatures.  For all our talk about learning from our mistakes, or not repeating the past, or not making the [...]


Make It Yours

“You have no responsibility to live up to what other people think you ought to accomplish.  I have no responsibility to be like they expect me to be.  It’s their mistake, not my failing.” – [...]