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Ideas Leadership Life Productivity Vision

Creativity Killers And Dealing With Them

Everyone goes through this now and then. There are times you’re just a creativity bank and everyone gets ideas from you. Then there are those other times we all hate – when it seems we don’t even have an ounce of creativity. These are some of the things that I’ve seen kill creativity…

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Leadership Productivity Team Vision

Rules, Policies & Culture

Rules, policies and organizational culture define organizations. They determine the environment within and the subsequent product or service delivery from them. Rules policies are often the result of efforts to govern people’s actions and systems. They are necessary. Organizational culture is developed over time. Not everything that ends up a part of an organization’s culture […]

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Life Productivity Self Leadership

5 Reasons You Get Overwhelmed

We’ve all been there. Some of us are there. And, at some point we’re all going to get there again. I mean that place of being overwhelmed. Bill Hybels in his talk at the 2011 global leadership summit, highlighted three levels of challenge. Namely, under-challenged, appropriately challenged and dangerously over challenged. It is at the place […]

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Leadership Life Productivity Self Leadership

My Conference Attendance Manifesto

I’ve attended so many conferences I’ve lost count. So much that I’ve now come up with my conference attendance manifesto. I’ve accumulated enough notebooks for a library of tomes of my own. I admit with every conference I attend, there’s a subconscious me that thinks through the theme and actual content delivered. I contemplate the relevance of the conference […]

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Life Self Leadership

The Network Within

There’s a debate I occasionally have with friends. This is my take and I’m sticking to it! Our lives are multifaceted. We are multidimensional. There’s the work you, the college you, the church you, the home you, the friends you, the hobbies you and any other “yous” you can think of. I’ve encountered people who […]