The Power of Belief

The Power of Belief

You may find this hard to believe, but there is one thing that is so powerful that it can destroy everything good you have learned from LEAD 24/7. And this powerful thing with such destructive capability isn’t hiding in the cubical next to you. It isn’t in your smart...
The Sweet Spot

The Sweet Spot

Happy Thanksgiving fellow leaders! This week’s post is going to take a new angle on the sweet-spot exercise. During our year of LEAD, we looked at the diagram below several times asking the same extremely important question: How close are you right now to being in...
Uprooting False Beliefs

Uprooting False Beliefs

There is a certain way our dysfunction manifests itself that I believe is incredibly powerful and potentially destructive: False Beliefs. Beliefs are the things we know to be true but can’t prove. Beliefs drive our behavior; they can be big (like a belief in...
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....