Choose the best option for your 2021.…[Continue Reading]
Most successful leaders have figured out that their mere presence can be intimidating. Even a random comment can take on 10X more meaning when “the boss” says it.
Like it or not, our brains are extremely sensitive to status and rank. Sometimes, it’s not YOU that people are responding to. It’s your role and your level compared to them.
So how do you overcome this to build or rebuild trust with the people you want to uplift?…[Continue Reading]
I hope you are well. If you or people you care about are experiencing isolation or anxiety, here’s something I trust you’ll find helpful.
This includes a brief but profound piece written by Danaan Perry about accessing the best of yourself during transition. It seems incredibly timely, right now. This is Chapter 22 of my book, Free the Genius.…[Continue Reading]
Things can go from hopeful to hateful in no time.
You’ve been watching it unfold in front of you. It just takes one person to show they’re anxious, to worry out loud, to take a hard line, or to lose their cool.
When they do, it’s easy for others to join them in a downward spiral. You’ve probably been on both sides of this lately. So have I.…[Continue Reading]
I don’t know about you, but I’ve felt the emotional temperature of the world elevating daily. In the US, things have changed rapidly in the past 10 days. I’ve definitely been grabbed by my own emotions a few times.
What are you doing to stay at your best? Are you comfortable leading through change of this unprecedented speed and magnitude?…[Continue Reading]
Willson Contreras, the 26-year-old catcher for the Chicago Cubs will play in his first All-Star game tonight. That’s one of the biggest honors in his profession. When he found out he’d made the team, he cried.
You probably would have too if you’d have worked that hard — especially if one of your idols had tried to hold you in place, telling you to “respect the ranks” as you started gaining ground.
Regardless, you can steal his path to all-star status starting today. And perhaps your success will threaten some of your idols, as well.
Playing in the All-Star game was a predictable outcome.
Contreras used a method that almost every superstar or uber performer in any field, including business, has used since the beginning of humanity. …[Continue Reading]
A client of mine just earned a huge new role at his company. His progress really accelerated about five years ago when he changed his old approach.
It was the stuff no one saw him doing that got him there.…[Continue Reading]
The Chicago Cubs’ success carries great news for you. What can you gain? More wins and a larger fan base.
But it might appear too risky. You decide.
The Cubs haven’t won a World Series since 1908. This year, they’re the favorites to win it all.
Full disclosure: I’m a lifelong Cubs fan, but this post is written for you, even if you don’t like the Cubs or baseball…[Continue Reading]