Overcoming Adversity

Overcoming Adversity

“Our greatest weakness is giving up. The most certain way to success is to try one more time.” — Thomas Edison Just when life gets comfortable, something gets in the way or throws us for a loop. An unexpected event, question, or challenge that we did not anticipate....
Overthinking — Stop Worrying and Move Forward

Overthinking — Stop Worrying and Move Forward

“Worrying is like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do, but it does not get you anywhere.” — Erma Bombeck Life is much more than sitting in a rocking chair — we need to move forward to grow. As leaders we can accelerate our development when we understand how...
The Eloquent Leader

The Eloquent Leader

“True eloquence consists in saying all that is necessary, and nothing but what is necessary.” Heinrich Heine, German Poet “I probably will get that report to you by Monday.” “I might want to lead that project.” “I kind of like your idea.” Probably? Might? Kind of? Do...
Patience

Patience

“Patience is not passive, on the contrary, it is concentrated strength.” Bruce Lee I love fishing and it has traditionally tested my patience. My bobber sits on the surface and there is no action below the water. Come on fish, I do not have all day! The cause of...
Civility — A Matter of Respect

Civility — A Matter of Respect

“Civility is not about dousing strongly held views. It is about making sure that people are willing to respect other perspectives.” Jim Leach , American Academic and Former Congressman Civility is more than manners — being polite, please and thank you, and holding the...