Preparation is an Angst Killer

Preparation is an Angst Killer

Angst. Its a funny little word. Only its not funny. Whenever you hear it, or feel it, go ahead and get ready. Something bad is about to happen. The dictionary defines angst as, “A feeling of deep anxiety or dread.” There are times when you don’t have a choice. Angst...
Greatness is in the Preparation 

Greatness is in the Preparation 

Greatness. It’s hard to define, but not hard to identify. Last night I saw it at Phillips Arena in Atlanta. The Hawks were playing the Golden State Warriors and my baby girl bought me tickets for Christmas. Notice I said tickets plural. The Warriors are her...
Showing Up, One Day at a Time

Showing Up, One Day at a Time

Habits are a powerful thing. Over time they can lead to great accomplishments and ultimately unlock the greatness that is in every leader. As I prepare for March one of the habits I hope to continue is to write this crazy leadership blog. My goal is to write 200 posts...
Inertia

Inertia

My least favorite physics word is “inertia.” Inertia is defined as, “Resistance or disinclination to motion, action, or change.” Can you say, “Default mode?” Most of us are allergic to motion, hate action, and resist change. It is easier to play it safe and stay...

Focus on the Wildly Important

Welcome to a new week. I hope you are ready to make a difference in the lives of those you lead. Each time Monday rolls around it brings with it a built in do-over for each of us. The question is, How can this week be more impactful than last? On Thursday and Friday I...