I'm still working on this lesson but I'll share it anyway. Feel free to suggest improvements, additions, or objections. It is inspired by words from my mentor Paul Martinelli. As I have developed my leadership skills, I have realized there are several levels of excuses. Each level more clever than the previous one. Paul's statement... Continue Reading →
...a kick in the teeth may be the best thinking in the world for you. ~ Walt Disney In this post I am simply relaying advice I received from my mentor Paul. It is very common for us to play victim when life is hitting us hard. We deem it unfair, wrong, or mean. We... Continue Reading →
We go out of our way to external things. But when it comes our passions and dreams, we seem to succumb to any type of opposition.
I think of the quote above and the question in the title of this post as a reflection of environments I have lived in and heard of. I'm pretty sure that almost everyone will agree with Vince's quote. At the same time, it's impressive how many leaders use a version of fear to "lead." How... Continue Reading →