Being Cryptic Is Hurting Your Mission

You’re being cryptic when you’re not being explicit. Doh! The thing is you don’t realise that you’re being cryptic. For instance, you talk about the vision and or mission of your enterprise and not what it is. Never make reference to the mission by saying, “our mission”. What you must do is simply state the …

The Problem With “What Would You Have Done Differently?”

“What would yo have done differently?” is a question often asked by those wanting to unlock some hidden ’secret’ to success. Normally posed to people who have attained significant success (whatever it is). Sometimes we asked ourselves the same questions as we reflect.

Breaking News: Opinion Shortage

“Breaking News: Opinion Shortage”. That is one headline you are never going to see. Whether articulated, logical, lame or baseless everyone has one. An opinion that is. We can all, at least, claim to think something about anything. Opinions can be both damaging and uplifting, regardless of their source. We can have opinions about ourselves …

Attention | The Currency Of Leadership

Many things determine leaders’ extent of influence. Language is one of those things. I’m not sure how extensive this “series” is going to be but I’ll write as long as I keep thinking of the “currency of leadership”… Related: Language | The Currency Of Leadership Attention is a currency of leadership. It is determines leaders’ effectiveness …

Alternate Reality?

Perceptions inform our reality. <WAFFLE> “Our reality” is not necessarily (true) reality itself. Thus perceptions can influence how you experience what you perveice to be real. </WAFFLE> They are not reality per se. In leading ourselves and others, there will always be the challenge of differentiating perceived reality and reality itself. The danger of deceiving …