Posts Tagged ‘taking action’

Mother Nature’s Killer Apps

March 13th, 2017 | Posted in Change, Fit Leader, Leadership Fitness, Reading List

During the past couple of weeks, I found myself, for a second time, working my way through Thomas L. Friedman’s Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations. Friedman, also author of The World is Flat, uses his latest book to analyze the dizzying pace of change and […]

Habits Trump Discipline

March 20th, 2013 | Posted in Change, Effectiveness, Leadership Fitness

All of us, from time to time, are faced with the desire (and sometimes the necessity) of changing some aspect of our lives. Change is rarely easy, and when we go to work at modifying a behavior, relapsing to our “old way of doing things” is fairly predictable. Many people point to the need for […]

DO Nothing, SAY Nothing, BE Nothing

August 29th, 2011 | Posted in Confidence

Having great aim is important; so is knowing when to pull the trigger.  Sometimes, while we are considering when to begin, it becomes too late or the window of opportunity passes. Leaders are known by the actions they take.  They don’t wait for permission.  They passionately pursue bold new ideas.  Think Steve Jobs. Taking initiative […]