Tag: fear

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 only on the outside….

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.” The Leadership Recipe is…

Yes

Yes. But I am tired. Yes. But I want to rest. Yes. But I would much rather [insert distraction here]. Yes. But it will be hard. Yes. But I may fail. Yes. But people may laugh at me. Yes. But I am afraid. Yes….

Pipelines and Pails

A friend recently told me a story about pipelines and pails. They learned about this concept in reference to creating a business that pays off in the long-term. The story compares two people one who carries two pails and gets paid for every pail. The second…

Decisions versus Feelings

Whether running or life in general, I have noticed a pattern. Feelings can interfere with our decisions.  Feelings can disrupt us. Feelings often provide the much desired excuse to stop moving forward. Recently I have just been observing how often I hear myself or others verbalizing…

Among Giants

I have a project. An exciting, new project. A project that I have been talking about for months. A project that partners me with another person (someone who is extremely intelligent, organized, and a deep thinker). We met on the project a few times, took…

Running into our 80’s

I am a runner. Sometimes my narrator tries to convince me that I am someone who used to run, or someone who just runs now and then. Sometimes when I tell other people I run, they try to convince me that running will ruin…

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