Leadership Quote: Courage Is Not Limited To The Battlefield

February 28, 2016

This month’s leadership quote: “Courage is not limited to the battlefield. The real tests of courage are much quieter. They are the inner tests, like enduring pain when the room is empty or standing alone when you’re misunderstood.” -Charles Swindoll For me, the leadership lesson here is courage of our convictions. The courage to stand … Read More

We Are Bound By What We Know

February 21, 2016

Ah, the wonder of a child. We hear all the time that all children are creative, all children are artists; and then something happens as adults and we self-select into those who are creative and artistic, and those who are not. I wonder how much of this is because as adults we are bound by … Read More

Multitasking Isn’t All Bad

February 14, 2016

Multitasking might reduce productivity but it may also boost creativity. Research shows that at least at this stage of evolution, we humans are less productive when we multitask. Article after article reminds us we actually accomplish less multitasking than if we simply did one thing at a time and saw each task through to completion … Read More

Ah, The Power Of Retrospection

February 7, 2016

As part of the big purge, I had a wonderful realization. Looking back, all that stuff that seemed so important, turns out… really isn’t. If only we, especially as leaders, could see this prospectively. And, we can. Once again, it is a matter of pausing. Simply stopping and asking the following questions: Does what I … Read More