Archives for February 2012

The four reasons why people get stuck

In my most recent Monday Morning Minute, I expressed my deep frustration with having to spend four months replacing the front door of my house. This makes no sense to me since it only took two months to remodel my kitchen! In addition to hearing horror stories about home improvement projects gone amok, I also […]

Monday Morning Minute 02-27-2012

Monday Morning Minute 02-20-2012

Today’s Monday Morning Minute is longer than usual…but worth it.

Words to thrive by

  Muhammad Ali once said: “Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in the world they’ve been given than to explore the power they have to change it. Impossible is not a fact. It’s an opinion. Impossible is not a declaration. It’s a dare. Impossible […]

Ten Attributes of High Performing Leaders

I was asked yesterday by a CEO client to list what I thought were the essential characteristics of high performing leaders and team members. After giving a disclaimer about high levels of competency and a deep expertise in their respective areas, I provided my top ten list of suggested attributes for leadership and team effectiveness. 1. […]

Monday Morning Minute: Discipline

Monday Morning Minute 2-6-2012

The American author and sportswriter, Haywood Hale Broun, once said “Sports do not build character. They reveal it.” This quote and its sister “Adversity doesn’t build character. It reveals it” are quotes that warrant our attention on this first day of the week. In almost every endeavor we undertake, we will experience adversity. We will […]