Category Archives: potential
Leading with Compassion
What I have learned (and for the record, seem to keep learning… darn it!) about compassion and leadership…
Are you a dreamer?
Growth in Disguise
PAIN. It hurts. It doesn’t matter if it is emotional pain, physical pain, spiritual or financial pain. It stings. Yet pain is the way we grow. Without pain, we live in the status quo. We evolve through pain. We learn from it. We find humility and acceptance in it.
Competent People are Happy People
Over the years, we have studied what makes some people outstanding performers while others are simply mediocre. Say hello to the Aspire Competency Model™
I Believe in You
Be around people who believe in you! In my experience, it is better to have people around you who believe in you and push you toward your potential versus people who tell you everything is "fine" and aren’t really committed to you. Those "nice" people are not being kind!
Getting on a Team. Business is like Baseball Part 3.
Squashing the Pessimists
“No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.” Helen Keller Aren’t you sick of the complainers? The whiners? The naysayers? Those with no real platform except to complain about what is wrong and simultaneously […]
Beware of the Talent Killer!
Though it’s been around for a long time, many of us never deal with it. It is the epidemic of Head Trash. You got it – the trash talk our brains turn on to convince us that we are not good enough, not talented enough or worse yet, not smart enough.
Does the world REALLY need another leadership book?
Most of today’s leaders moved up the corporate ladder by excelling in one position in order to be promoted to the next. That next job often came with more responsibility requiring different skills, and for most of us we were generally “thrown into the deep end of the pool and learned how to swim!” […]