Tag Archives: Personal Development

Aha!


 I think I got it. I finally understand what’s been holding me back. I make everything way too complex. That’s my Aha. Like my blogging, for example. I set a goal to blog at least once a week, and … Continue reading

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A Case for Less Passion – 5 Reasons


OK, I am prepared for the onslaught of readers disagreeing with my premise. Not really! Hardly anyone reads my blog, so, you few, loyal, and truly treasured supporters are left with the burden of pointing out my (in your eyes) obvious … Continue reading

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A Half Dozen Bruising Lessons – Let Me Save You the Pain


Please keep reading. Don’t get turned off by what you are about to read. Hear me out. Give me a chance. I think it will be worth your while. I consider myself to be a good leader. Considerate, thoughtful, strategic, … Continue reading

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“It Fell Through the Cracks” – and Other Lame Excuses – 5 Ways to Close Those Cracks


“I’m sorry I didn’t respond to your request. It seems to have fallen through the cracks”. How many times have you heard, or uttered or written those oft-abused famous words? Look, most of us mean well, and want to be … Continue reading

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4 Reasons Why Broken and Fixed is Better Than New


   Western society discards used and broken items like so much flotsam and jetsam. Once something loses its shiny and new appearance, we don’t want it anymore. Trash piles and landfills are replete with mounds of unwanted, broken and discarded … Continue reading

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What My Custom-Made Blue Suit Heard and Saw


I had a suit custom made about 13 years ago. “Bespoke” is the way the British say it. Business Blue. “IBM” blue.  I had 2 others made at the same time, beige and gray. But BLUE was THE suit. 2 … Continue reading

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7 Leadership Lessons from Iron Man


Leadership lessons are everywhere, if we would just open our eyes and ears. Sometimes they come from the most unlikely sources. While watching the film Iron Man with my family for the second time, I sat in amazement while the … Continue reading

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