Category Archives: Making a Difference

The Spillover of Failure

It was a privilege last week to work with a group of people trying to launch big, scary & creative ideas into the world. They have ideas. They want to make a difference. They brought their big, scary & creative … 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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Permission

I have been wrestling with how to close out a project that has been consuming my mind, energy, and emotions. The project is a risk, and includes trying to help others launch their big ideas into the world. I have … 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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Rocks in the Canoe

(Image Courtesy of Imagekind) We either build or inherit organizations. Either we started it from scratch, or we came into the organization once formed. The organization is intended to move forward, presumably in an efficient, smooth, and relatively safe way: … Continue reading

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Change, Loss, and Resistance

“They have a new building, a new workplace, but there is resistance, and I do not understand why they are¬†not embracing the change.” In other words, “hey we invested in a new building, a new space, and they should be … 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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