Thoughts and Ideas for Wandering Minds

As I’ve been making myself the center of attention at my own pity party by allowing myself to believe that I don’t have time for anything ‘extra’ in my life, I realized that this was my reason for letting my blog fade to the annals…

I’m too busy not to blog!

What’s interesting about wisdom is that everybody has it… or at least some measure of it.  Wisdom as defined by http://www.dictionary.com is the “knowledge of what is true or right coupled with just judgment as to action.”  That means whether you’re 4 or 40 years of age…

Angular Wisdom Theorem

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In having so many conversations with college students and young professionals, I may have stumbled upon a connection between hobbies and purpose.  Those who are incredibly focused on a specific hobby and have the attention and ability to quickly become “the best” in it have…

Can Hobbies Reveal the Root of Purposelessness?!

The crying baby, the defiant pre-teen, the daredevil college student, the success-driven executive… What do they all have in common?  “I want what I want!” As I’ve been reflecting on myself and the inherent pride that I’ve always and continue to struggle with in my…

The Selfishness Paradigm

We often first start thinking about leadership when either a teacher or professor tells us how important it is, or when we finally are given a position of leadership.  Especially if you’re relatively new to thinking about leadership, you may find yourself in one of…

The Key Ingredient to Exponential Impact

A common goal among most teams, co-workers, and really any group is to build trust. Trust is absolutely essential in the collaboration, productivity, and health of that very group.  In fact, I’m coming out of a season in my organization where “full trust” has been…

Don’t Just Build Trust, Let Trust Build!

You’ve heard it said, “Nice guys finish last.”  In our culture, I believe that it’s just the opposite! People today are never more willing to quit a great job when they’re supervised by a boss that lords his/her authority over them.   The key to an effective…

The Way to Get Ahead is to… Get Behind

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