Ahh…Yes!  Behavior Drowns Viewpoint

Ahh…Yes! Behavior Drowns Viewpoint

Fascinating times. Very reflective for me. I am curious: If SNL did a parody* about you, could you smile (or even laugh) or would you condemn? When I observe the news and even occasionally my own responses to disagreement, for me, it begs these two questions, “Did I...
Ahh – Yes!  Focus your energy – like a newer car!

Ahh – Yes! Focus your energy – like a newer car!

Freedom of acceleration, maximum control and maneuverability kept me at the wheel of my little sports car for 14 years. I felt resistance to the newer cars that seemed to want to take control away from me. But the time came and I succumbed to a newer model. Well, it...
Three Misconceptions about Power

Three Misconceptions about Power

I recently took another black belt test in Aikido.  With 28 years of practice under my belt I found this one to be quite fun!  This was also a time of reflection about what continues to motivate my practice.  I hope this reflection will be valuable to you. As our...
Solve Your Resource Issues: Rise Up!

Solve Your Resource Issues: Rise Up!

“I have too many resources!” said no one, ever. In fact, my leadership survey revealed that resource strain is the #2 drag on forward momentum for most teams. Interestingly, the origin of the word resource holds the key to a solution. At its root, resource means “rise...
Force versus Power

Force versus Power

There’s an Important Difference.   Transcript Have you considered the difference between power and force and how your choice of which to use impacts every interaction you have whether with yourself or another person? I’ve spent a couple-three decades exploring...