A Personal Vision (Check In Post)

A Personal Vision (Check In Post)

In helping to define and write company vision statements — something that has popped up a few time recently for me — one thing becomes apparent: many people haven’t defined their own personal vision. A vision should be a concise statement about an attainable, appealing future that would require some change in the status quo …

Mistruths of the Mind [part 5 of 10]

Mistruths of the Mind [part 5 of 10]

After talking about the “I can’t” mistruth in the last post, the next mistruth, “I don’t know” clips right into place. Let’s just jump right into the solution: Replace “I don’t know” with “I’ll find out.” The significance of saying “I don’t know” is in its terminal closure of the matter at hand. I don’t know …

Why Great Leaders Frame and Reframe

Why Great Leaders Frame and Reframe

Reality happens to everybody. At it happens the same way. So why doesn’t it feel like that? Why does something that seems like a problem to one person appear to be an opportunity to an other — even if they’re looking at it from the same perspective. It all comes down to framing. Let’s start …

Learning from the Edge of Meltdown

Learning from the Edge of Meltdown

Just when I had things going in the right direction, ka-BOOM. Meltdown. Total website meltdown. The cause? Malicious attack. In retrospect, it was a good thing that my site host caught the problem before it spread. But, the site was down for a few weeks while everything was being rebuilt. The lesson in all of this comes …