Have you ever found yourself in a project or involved in an event that wasn’t going well? It’s never too late to decide to turn things around. But you have to decide and then act to turn things around.
What people remember is how you finish. How you finish is how . . . → Read More: Finishing Strong
I heard a great quote recently from Pastor Rick Warren. It went something like, “we are free to make choices but we are not free from the consequences of those choices”. This got me thinking.
It is a balance between good and bad choices we make. Having the freedom to choose is . . . → Read More: Choices & Consequences
To do something professionally, it isn’t really what it seems to be. Professionals look effortless as they perform. You don’t see the preparation that is behind the scenes. It takes effort and practice to look like a professional.
Reality TV is a good example. There is no such thing as reality . . . → Read More: Preparing to look unprepared
It’s hard to do the hard stuff. I wish this wasn’t true but it is. Anything worth doing is hard to do. Tom Hanks (in the movie A League of Their Own) said, “If it wasn’t hard everyone would do it. It’s the hard that makes it great.” And, that’s good news. Because it is hard to do, much . . . → Read More: Embracing what you don’t want to do
People who don’t do what you ask them to do can be a frustrating part of working with others. People disappoint you sometimes when you thought they would do the work. You may be surprised to learn that it isn’t entirely their fault.
I believe the philosophy that nobody comes to work to . . . → Read More: It may be your fault. When delegation goes wrong.