Archives for May 2011

Memorial Day 2011

Creating The Extraordinary Requires Testing Yourself

10 Steps to Achieving the Extraordinary (steps 6 – 10)

Commit to progress not perfection: Pursuing perfection is similar to trying to find a unicorn. You have a mythical understanding of what perfection is but you’ve never seen it before. I very rarely ever achieve perfection. But in my twisted thinking I strive for perfection even if it’s based on a subjective definition. Pursuing perfection […]

10 Steps to Achieving the Extraordinary (steps 1-5)

Is there a proven process for achieving the extraordinary either at home or at work? There is and I have some good news as well as some bad news. The good news is that the process for achieving the extraordinary is common sense and easy to understand. The bad news is that without committed leadership […]

Why do you…?

George Orwell, in his book “Why I Write”, said this about being a writer: “From a very early age, perhaps the age of five or six, I knew that when I grew up I should be a writer. Between the ages of about seventeen and twenty-four I tried to abandon this idea, but I did […]

Leaders are people who:

1. Believe in creating the extraordinary, remarkable, and noteworthy for their employees as well as for their shareholders 2. Believe only the mediocre are always at their best and are continuously thinking about growth, innovation, and raising the performance bar to higher levels 3. Believe there is a direct linkage between leadership credibility and employee […]