Category: Common Sense

Stuck Right Now? Here’s How to Get 3 Levels Beyond

Are you feeling stuck. It’s like walking in quicksand. You can’t make any forward progress. We’ve all been there before. This feeling is a common event in most people’s lives…. Read more »

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Leadership Character v. Perpetrating Fraud

In the financial services world, fraud is a big deal. After 30+ years in and around that industry, I have seen things both great and small when it comes to… Read more »

self-eaten watermelon

Ever Hear of a Self-Eating Watermelon?

Definition : A project that contains enough seeds of success right within its own boundaries. How many of you work for or in a self-eating watermelon project or organization? I… Read more »

Team Trust

Building Trust – Why It Matters

In any relationship, trust is a key element. Without it, things don’t last very long. With trust you can withstand most anything. Managers at every level of an organization must… Read more »

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Convicted, Conflicted, or Confused

A leader can easily find themselves in three states of mind; convicted, conflicted, or confused. Your situation may shift between the three. Each new day brings new tests and tough decisions… Read more »

Great Play List

Leadership Playlist Built by Experience

I like a good play list as much as the next guy. Tunes I pay attention to are ones that have grown in my heart and mind over the years…. Read more »

Life Margin - Changing Lives

The Margins in Life

Do you think about margins in life like a business thinks about profit margins? For business, the different between its total/gross revenue (income) and its expenses is its margin. Without… Read more »

Delegation

Mastering Delegation of Authority

Learning how to delegate authority is a challenge all leaders share. Do you do it well? This is a common question. Delegation can be a delicate and scary moment for… Read more »

I Am Special

Career Moves: What’s So Special About Me?

Professionals in all walks of life often struggle with one key element. When asked about their strengths, they sometimes stumble through the answer. From all of my coaching experience, I… Read more »