All the Tools You Need

All the Tools You Need

A man was inside his house during terrible rainstorm. The streets began to flood. Terrified, he prayed to God to rescue him. As he was praying, there was a knock at the door. It was his neighbor, offering him a ride to safety. The man was too afraid to move. He...
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...
Fear of Failure – Part Two

Fear of Failure – Part Two

In my last post I shared some of my learning over many years about my overly cautious attitude toward failure. In a nutshell, I was way too conservative over much of my life, which led to learning less and achieving less than I might have otherwise if I had been more...
Fear of Failure – Part 1

Fear of Failure – Part 1

You’ve probably heard about people who work with people who are dying and, in turn, learn a lot about life by listening to regrets and words of wisdom. One of these people is Bronnie Ware—an end of life nurse who chose to write down what her patients shared. This...
Leading Yourself – Part 3: Rejuvenation

Leading Yourself – Part 3: Rejuvenation

(This is the third of three posts on Leading Yourself. If you haven’t already, you may want to read Part 1 and Part 2.) Let me share another lesson about Leading Yourself that I learned in the the last decade. I had been living at point C for about three months,...