Above Envy

I spent every summer of my childhood at my grandmother’s beach house in North Florida, cavorting with my cousins in the waters of the bay that served as our back yard.  We always had crab traps and it was a grand adventure every day to haul them up from the edge of the dock to check […]

Unoffendable

Of all the goals I set this year, becoming unoffendable is probably the grandest. When I mention this goal, the typical response is delivered with a smirk; “How is that working out for you?” Brant Hansen author of Unoffendable points out, “Anger is extraordinarily easy. It’s our default setting.” My personal default setting is happiness but […]

Crushing Fear, Building Faith

During a recent leadership session with a team of smart, motivated, self-aware individuals, there was a lively discussion on how to crush fear and become more courageous. It was agreed that a vital component is building up one’s faith. Since activation is key for this group, the next question was, “How exactly, do you build […]

How to Recover from a Mistake

Ever noticed that you are quicker to forgive others for mistakes than you are to move past your own missteps? The fact is, we all make mistakes. I have repeatedly told those offering me an apology that the day I am perfect is the day I will expect them to be. That makes them totally […]

Slingshot Success: Generational Leadership

Every student of leadership would be wise to learn from the champions chronicled in the greatest best seller of all time – the Bible. Studying the lives of world-changers is smart. The Bible offers a hall of fame that includes dozens of those whose influence and impact has remained relevant for thousands of years. That’s […]