If it doesn’t scare you…

If it doesn’t scare you…

25 years ago, I’d drive a mile and a half beyond Kmart to get to the Walmart. 10 years ago, we’d pass Walmart on our way to Target. Today? We don’t go anywhere. Amazon brings stuff to us. Change can be wonderful. It can also be tough. Think ‘change’ is hard?Try...
When Your WHY Gets BIGGER…

When Your WHY Gets BIGGER…

When will a person do the ‘right thing’…even when no one’s watching? Whether it’s you, me, or anyone…only when we WANT to. Our performance, our ‘human performance’ is WHY we do WHAT we do the WAY we do it. Most leaders tend to focus upon WHAT people do (‘outcomes’ or...
Your Fosbury Flop

Your Fosbury Flop

In ancient Greece, a pole was placed across two pillars. Men were required to jump over it as a test of military readiness. What became known as the “high jump” turned into a competition in the early Greek Olympics. The first documented record (in the early 1800s) was...
Achilles, Superman, & Popeye

Achilles, Superman, & Popeye

What do Achilles, Superman, and Popeye have in common? They all had superpowers, and…they all had weaknesses. For Achilles, it was the area above his heel. Superman? Kryptonite. And Popeye the Sailorman?  Take away his spinach and he was toast. You and I have...

Being a Cheerleader

I need it.You need it.We all need it. Especially when things get hard-when they don’t go as planned when our uphill trek appears insurmountable. Not quitting,not giving up…even in the midst of a tear or two,often depends upon the support and encouragement of others.  ...