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.  ...

Accountability & Responsibility

Which is more important- “accountability” or “responsibility”? Accountability is INTERNAL. YOU are the only one who can ‘hold you accountable’ for…anything. Responsibility is EXTERNAL. It’s typically assigned by others or by the ‘system’. Accountability is OWNERSHIP-...

Legacy

With our world so rapidly changing- transforming and rearranging- it can get hard to know which way to go How should I do? What might I say? In all the decisions I gotta make today? It’s hard to pick much harder to see ‘cause the Why’s I Choose can become legacy....

Let go of the Leash

With great power comes great responsibility. The more you acquire- the more you inherit. And as responsibility goes up, so does the need to control…right? Wrong. The highest and best form of efficiency comes through the spontaneous cooperation of a “free” workforce....

Choices (Part 2)

You make CHOICES.  Lots of them. Some are hard.  Some are easy. Some are made for the short-term. Others consider the long-term. The thing is- the short-term and long-term consequences of the CHOICES you make are typically different…and often opposite. For example,...

CHOICES (Part 1)

Monday, 24 December, 2018 CHOICES (Part I) To do…Not to do…To start…To ignore…To delay, abandon, or…forge onward. Put your CHOICES together- all of ‘em. Together, they’ve brought you (good and bad) to wherever you are at this moment…reading these words. It doesn’t get...

LEADERSHIP is a Choice…

Everything in life is a CHOICE. Like whether (or not) you choose to LEAD. While people might listen to what you say-they’re absolutely paying attention to what you DO. And the higher your name on the chart…the more people are watching. Leadership is a CHOICE…not a...
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