Archive | January, 2015

Clear sailing to reach your goals . . .

90% of Success is Consistent Execution Think of your goals as the destination –  which is over the horizon and out of your direct line of vision. Think of your action plan as the map you use to continuously ‘tack’ and course-correct to reach your destination. You wouldn’t think of embarking on a journey into […]

Courage is to trust as trust is to _______?

“A team is not a group of people who work together. A team is a group of people who trust each other.” – Simon Sinek

Leadership – nature or nurture?

Leadership potential is obvious in some early-career employees. For others, learning positive leadership behaviors is a longer – and more painful – journey. And then there are the mature leaders whose behaviors make others question just how they got there. How much does behavioral ‘wiring’ contribute to leadership potential? And how much does landing in […]

FEAR – Banish It!

Axioms for Eccentrics 1 – Banish Fear    Fear is a creeping, damp darkness that slowly strangles your optimism, passion and innovation. It paralyzes your creativity and your ability to make wise, centered decisions. It stifles your joy.   When fear rules for very long,  your business is standing on the cliff with one foot over […]