None of the thumbs in our house are green.
Despite this well-known fact, We planted a dogwood tree in our front yard last fall. The whole family got involved—the kids helped dig the hole, drop the sapling in, replace the dirt, and water it down. We prayed for the leafless structure all winter, hoping [...]
When I think of summer, I think of water. Swimming, splashing, boating, floating, skiing, diving, surfing—if it involves water, count me in.
Earlier this summer I was bodysurfing with my family when I was struck by the similarities between great surfers and great leaders. I began to consider how the fundamentals [...]
You’ve got to be very careful if you don’t know where you are going because you might not get there. – Yogi Berra
Now it’s time to do the hard work of clarifying your dream. You need a clear picture of what success looks [...]
One of the most frustrating things for me growing up was the mixed messaging I received about dreams. My teachers and guidance counselors would tell me they wanted me to follow my dreams—but they never looked favorably on all the daydreaming I did.
I think we face those same mixed messages as adults. [...]
Ten or twenty years ago, debunking leadership myths was easy. In every other corner office you could find an overconfident boss barking orders to masses of underperforming employees. However, over the last decade there has been a shift in the prevailing management winds.
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