Personal Development

No One Told Me How Leadership Would Change Me

Check your bookshelf. Got any books that discuss how leadership will change you? Me neither. How’s this for a title? “Leadership, if it Doesn’t Kill You it Will Make You Stronger” I didn’t wake up one day and decide, “you know what, I think I’ll try this leadership thing, I hear it’s really good for Continue reading No One Told Me How Leadership Would Change Me

Monday Meditations 4 – The Danger of Denial

“If anyone can show me, and prove to me, that I am wrong in thought or deed, I will gladly change. I seek the truth, which never yet hurt anybody. It is only persistence in self-delusion and ignorance which does harm.” – Marcus Aurelius When I read this passage in “Meditations” I grabbed my pen Continue reading Monday Meditations 4 – The Danger of Denial

Monday Meditations 2 – The Meaning in Your Moments

Whatever may happen to you was prepared for you in advance from the beginning of time. In the woven tapestry of causation, the thread of your being had been intertwined from all time with that particular incident. – Marcus Aurelius What meaning will you give to your moments in the week ahead? You are wired Continue reading Monday Meditations 2 – The Meaning in Your Moments

Leadership Unscripted

“Shakespeare will never be made by the study of Shakespeare.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson You are evolving. Learning to lead. Soaking up the experience. Consuming information. Aspiring to be like those successful leaders you read about. <insert record-scratching sound effect> Wait. That last line. Is the goal to be the best version of a leader Continue reading Leadership Unscripted

Leadership is a State of Mind

Your state informs your leadership. If you are in a negative state, you will be oriented toward negative forms of leadership behavior and negative outcomes. If you are in a positive state, you will be oriented toward positive forms of leadership behavior and positive outcomes. Simple, right? Yet, how often do you really pay attention Continue reading Leadership is a State of Mind