Archive for the ‘Leadership’ Category

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Monday, June 14th, 2021

Business is filled with obstacles that we need to overcome and get through. The only thing that really works is an inner drive with complete commitment along with innovation and an unstoppable approach.

Obstacles will happen every day. When they see an obstacle, many people begin to craft their story of why the obstacle is the reason they can’t get the result. “Well, I was going to accomplish this, but then this happened, so I couldn’t accomplish it.”

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Everything is figureoutable

Monday, June 7th, 2021

To quote Bruce Wayne from Batman: “Everything is impossible until someone does it.” That’s not just advice for superheroes—that’s how it is in the workplace.

There are many impossible things that need to be done, yet they’re impossible until someone does them. So, why couldn’t it be you who does it, who breaks through to the possible?

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The Sunset Rule

Monday, May 17th, 2021

Do you ever get annoyed with other people?

Of course you do—especially with people that you work alongside.

Why? Because you all have to create outcomes together, and when something doesn’t go right, it often feels like you’re unsupported by others. Annoyance goes up, and people let you down. If you let that annoyance continue to build, it becomes a worse problem.

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Not the smartest person in the room

Monday, April 19th, 2021

What if you really listened to understand? Now I mean, really listened to understand what that person is thinking and feeling and why.

Our society has moved to a dangerous part of history where we have powerful narratives and beliefs about how things need to be, and we get dogmatic and sink into what we believe as opposed to being very curious about why someone thinks differently.

We often believe that “our truth” is “the” truth.

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Overwhelm is a Decision

Friday, March 5th, 2021

Don’t you love to put a long list of things together to begin the week or at the beginning of the day, so that you can check them off as you get things done?

Yes, there’s great joy in accomplishment.

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