Going Without

Going Without

Today’s post was originally published here on April 25, 2016.  How long can you go without eating? I’m not asking about what the experts would tell you. I mean, how long can YOU go without eating? What is the longest you’ve ever gone without any calories? As a way to...
Truth and Love

Truth and Love

Today’s post was originally published on February 8, 2016.  Truth without love can be mean, and love without truth can be a lie. Today’s post is a review of a skill that I think it is the most important skill needed in West Michigan leaders. It is the...
Change that Sticks

Change that Sticks

I’m going to give you a series of short phrases. They all come from same book. See how soon you remember the name of the book: Direct The Rider Script The Critical Moves Motivate The Elephant Shrink The Change Shape The Path Tweak The Environment Build Helpful Habits...
Sink or Swim

Sink or Swim

I was a kid when The NeverEnding Story came out. Have you seen it? I remember renting it over and over back when Meijer had movie rentals. There is a scene in the movie where the hero, Atreyu, and his horse are making their way through the Swamp of Sorrows. The swamp...
Going Without

Going Without

How long can you go without eating? I’m not asking about what the experts would tell you. I mean, how long can YOU go without eating? What is the longest you’ve ever gone without any calories? As a way to manage my intake, I’ve been playing around with various forms...
Truth and Love

Truth and Love

(This post is written for alumni of LEAD 365, although all are welcome to read it.) Truth without love can be mean, and love without truth can be a lie. Today’s post is a review of a skill that I think it is the most important skill needed in West Michigan...