All aboard the train of thoughts. Scheduled around the clock. They’ll keep you working on the railroad, all the live-long day. Our minds constantly look for things to do, or problems to solve, or problems that might need to be solved, if they ever happen. It loads them into cars, hooks them to the train, … Continue reading Interrupting Your Train of Thoughts
“It is a fact of human life that one must eventually choose a philosophy.” – from the book “A Gentleman in Moscow”, by Amor Towles And so it goes. At least in my experience. Actively or passively. Through analysis or adoption. We all choose a framework of rules and beliefs to make our way through … Continue reading You are a Philosopher
When things are hard, and you know you need to talk it out, work it out, sort it out, where do you turn? Forget coaches, mentors, [insert jargon]. Who do you know that will listen? There must be someone you trust. Someone who isn’t part of the problem. A person who cares about you, wants … Continue reading Where’s Your Lifeguard?
Congratulations! You just finished an epic blog post titled “10 Ways to Supercharge Your Leadership and Build the Organization You’ve Always Dreamed Of!”. Oh yeah, that was good stuff. Inspiring! Exciting! Every, bold, capitalized, exclamatory bullet point calling you to act like the 10,000 bullet points you’ve read before, (and mostly saying the same thing). … Continue reading Breaking the Illusion of Progress
When you first choose, (or land in), a profession the immediate need is to narrow your focus. It’s natural to want to master the skills necessary to succeed. The search begins for tools, resources and role models that will help you get and stay on track. If you’re in a leadership role you might dig … Continue reading The Process of Narrowing and Expanding – Are You Stuck in a Rut?