“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 [...]
People don’t follow titles, they follow courage. – William Wells Brown
How does it make you feel when you see someone demonstrate personal courage?
As for me, I get this odd feeling of respect and usually a strange desire to join them. Ever wonder why that is? I think it comes back [...]
Leadership is the ability to get people to do what they don’t want to do and like it.
– Harry Truman
People traditionally think of leadership as an authority figure telling everyone under them what to do. I believe it’s much larger than that. John Maxwell was the first person I [...]
As I ran by the East River the other day, I saw a familiar sight out in the water: A little tugboat guiding an enormous barge through Hell Gate. Hell Gate is a narrow strip of the East River that’s complicated by tricky tidal currents and rocky [...]
You need to hear that. I need to hear that. We all fall short of perfection as leaders. One of the things that sets exceptional leaders apart from all the rest is how they manage their failures.
The important question isn’t “will I fail?” [...]
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