I ripped the watch from my wrist and threw it across the room, shattering it against the wall. The fragments scattered in a small semi-circle underneath the wall clock—a fitting and ironic end to an otherwise perfect morning…”
I just learned a new lesson on reflection—while I was reflecting on an incident that happened 39 years ago. Cool.
I spend time every week going back over my life remembering things that happened so I can share the stories to illustrate points at speaking engagements. I was going over a particular story from college and as I got to this point in the story, a horrible thought came over me (more…)
We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.” —Jim Rohn
I got a text 15 minutes before a leadership coaching session, asking if we can postpone. He had a pretty exhausting music gig the day before, his guests didn’t leave until 2:30am, he didn’t get to sleep until 4:30am, and he was woken up early the next morning by an unscheduled visitor. He was afraid (more…)
The Proverbs have an amazing, even dazzling array of wisdom, I have been wanting to glean a series from Proverbs. There is so much there for so many areas our lives. Please note, these are ‘leadership’ lessons from the Proverbs—not ‘spiritual’ lessons from the Proverbs. Applying the scriptures to all areas of life, not just spiritual. Don’t be upset if you don’t get the takeaway I see from a leadership perspective. Look at it from a life-growth point-of-view. Enjoy! (more…)
Seek first to understand, then to be understood.
—Stephen R. Covey
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