Stress

Maintaining Your Stress-Free Zone

A friend recently shared this video and my immediate reaction was… Whoa, I’m that guy. Watch the video first, (it’s short), and then I’ll come back to my story. Nope, not the guy meditating on the video title screen. I’m the one who has a problem with anticipating stress. (You did watch the video, yes?) Continue reading Maintaining Your Stress-Free Zone

The Post-It Note that Made Me a Better Leader

Lots of people put Post-It notes on their monitor to remind them of important stuff. ¬†Mostly passwords they can’t remember. I only have one. It has two words written on it in black ink. “WAKE ¬†UP”. Your first thought might be that I have a problem with nodding off during mind-numbing conference calls, (I sometimes Continue reading The Post-It Note that Made Me a Better Leader

Letting-Go Leadership

“An attachment isn’t a fact. It is a belief…” ~ Anthony De Mello Let go. This line of thinking is counter-intuitive. Our instinct is to hold on, to protect, to become attached, to expect. The more we attach ourselves to expectations, people or things the more anxiety we create and the less effective we become. Continue reading Letting-Go Leadership