Anatomy of a Value

Anatomy of a Value

I’ve been taking a deeper dive into the DoKnowBe Tree as of late—especially the relationship between beliefs and values. I’ve known for a long time that beliefs and values are intricately woven together. I suspect that values (those things that we hold as most...
Wiring – Keeping It In Perspective

Wiring – Keeping It In Perspective

The DISC behavioral assessment tool was instrumental in my earliest efforts to understand myself and intentionally grow as a leader. That was around 25 years ago, and I can still remember how helpful and powerful the learning from DISC was for me. It awakened my...
I Believe I Can Fly

I Believe I Can Fly

How malleable are our beliefs? Two weeks ago Jeff posted on emotional maturity. In that post, he mentioned psychologist Albert Ellis’s ABCs of emotions: There is an Activating event, which we filter through our Belief system to produce an emotional Consequence....
Do You Know Your Gifts?

Do You Know Your Gifts?

(This post is written for alumni of LEAD 365, although all are welcome to read it.) The DoKnowBe Tree was introduced to all participants in the opening session of LEAD 365. It is a framework that helps us understand the following fundamental truth: leadership is not...
The DoKnowBe Tree: BE

The DoKnowBe Tree: BE

(This post is written for alumni of LEAD365, although all are welcome to read it.) Today we are reposting a blog post that first appeared here August 24, 2015.  The purpose of today’s blog is to give you a brief overview of the BE portion of the DoKnowBe Tree—our...