“Lucy, you can’t just say, ‘no-thank-you bite.’ You have to actually take a bite first.”
“But I don’t like it.”
“How do you know you don’t like it? You haven’t taken a no-thank-you bite yet.”
Parenting three kids five and under, my wife and I spend a lot of time providing [...]
Like Odysseus sailing past the sirens we are constantly lured toward rocks and ruin by charming melodies that seem as harmless as they are desirable. They start small and innocent, but if not resisted, can destroy a leader.
Odds are you won’t face all of these temptations [...]
I’ve asked that question to hundreds of people and I’m amazed at the responses I get. Here are just a few:
valued important trusted free strong alive [...]
Think about how fun and rewarding it is to serve a leader who’s providing clarity. Think about how miserable and frustrating it is on a team that lacks it.
All the marks of an exceptional leader—authenticity, initiative, trust, courage, insight—stem from clarity.
Being clear with yourself about your [...]
I was waiting outside my apartment the other day, watching my kids play, when a neighbor drove up, opened the back of her SUV, and started to unload boxes of tile. Naturally, I offered to help.
To my amazement she [...]
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