Category Archives: Knowing Yourself

Historian or Futurist?

  We seem to like history, especially our own history. Our history was created through a series of events. We get comfortable telling that story. We have told that story many times. We keep telling that story. We like telling … Continue reading

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The Rockstar Dilemma

The Rockstars: the great performers in your organization. For a while it was you. Everything connected. Everything was going your way. You were on top. You were the one everyone sought out. You were the first pick to help others, … Continue reading

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#Worthless

When you work with people and companies, you hear a lot of stories. Some stories leave you a little speechless. They are young, talented, and are always working. I don’t mean they work a lot, I mean they are always … Continue reading

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New Ideas

There is a problem with trying to bring new ideas into the World. The problem is the resistance. The resistance tries to wear you down, so you will stop trying. At first glance you may think that the resistance is … Continue reading

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Wired for Solutions

We have already talked about being¬†wired for problems. We all have different styles, and some behavioral styles have this uncanny ability to scan the environment for problems. At first this sounds negative. Always pointing out what is wrong. But there … Continue reading

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The Leadership Crockpot

(Images courtesy of Family Fresh Meals) “Leadership is a lot like cooking in a crockpot.” “What do you mean?” “You put all these little things together, but it takes time for them to connect and combine. Eventually you have something.” … Continue reading

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Making Cabinets

“It was easier when I was making¬†cabinets.” “Why, what was different?” “At the end of the day, I could see and feel my progress. Now I just deal with people and it is hard to know if I accomplished anything.” … Continue reading

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