Category Archives: Accountability

Why All the Hype About the WHY?


https://unsplash.com/@hjohnson02 Explain to me again why I should do business with you? Uh, because I have uh, great products? Uh, I provide a, uh fantastic service? Well don’t ten others that I can think of? Maybe twelve? Simple Leadership Lesson: Your WHY … Continue reading

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This is Why Everybody Has to Define “Tough” Their Way


Tough is personal. It’s yours, and mine, and everyone else’s. All at the same time… Yours is not mine. Mine can’t be yours. Theirs? It’s just not going to fit us. Because it’s so unique and personal. Tough defies definition and … Continue reading

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Why You Should Demand that Leaders Be Developed


Great Leaders are seldom born great Your Simple Leadership Lesson: It’s not difficult to tell when a Leader has rough spots. Unless you have absolutely no experience or background leading or being led yourself. Even then, you can sense when something … Continue reading

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An Important Question That Will Cause You Whiplash


Insightful questions are the ones that bring you to a screeching, whiplashing halt until you figure out the answer… A writing acquaintance asked me a question the other day. “What specific events happened in your life to make you truly appreciate … Continue reading

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Why Drowning in A Thimble Is Even Possible


Your Simple Thought of the Week: Some people can drown in a thimbleful of water That’s what my grandmother used to tell me. Contemplation We all know the types. Drama queens. Everything is blown out of proportion. Super sized. Chicken Little. … Continue reading

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This Is What Happens When We Have Influence


“We never know which lives we influence, or when, or why.” ― Stephen King My past mistakes have been plentiful. Some even catastrophic. I must have gotten a bulk price on mistakes. I’m not exaggerating. There was a time in my life when I pretty much … Continue reading

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Perhaps My Story Will Inspire and Keep Other Leaders From Suffering My Fate


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