Growing Personally

Change Me, Change Us

Organizational Change Begins With Personal Change When we think about how to get from HERE to THERE, company’s methods are usually limited to adopting the structures, systems, processes, and practices of best-in-class organizations.  Yet many failed change initiatives (e.g., TQM, BPR) are because of a FLAWED ASSUMPTION: while new behaviors and attitudes are the goal, more…

6 Reasons Your Relationship is Suffering

Photo by: Mark Sebastian At some point we all get involved in a serious relationship, be it falling in love with a significant other, or simply establishing an amazingly close friendship.  As soon as this relationship is in place, both parties must do their part to nurture it.  When they fail to do so, solidarity is more…

Do You Whine?

When my friend Elly taught in a middle school, he never hung out in the teacher’s room. He told me he couldn’t bear the badmouthing of students, the whining and the blaming. Of course, not all teachers are like this. In fact, most of them aren’t. And of course, trolling isn’t reserved to the teacher’s more…

9 Lessons from 9 Quotes

Marc and Angel have done it again. “Today I want to share nine inspiring quotes that changed my life.  I’ve listed them below along with supplementary lessons I’ve learned about each one over the years.  I hope they inspire you just as they have inspired me.” The Quotes & Lessons 1.  Intuition “At times you more…

Top Ten Things Successful People Do Differently

Top Ten Things Successful People Do Differently Be specific! Knowing exactly what you want to achieve gives you a better idea of what success looks like. For instance, “lose weight” or “sleep more” are vague. What specifically do you want? Seize the moment to act on your goals! We’re busy folks and it’s easy to more…

We Don’t Know What We Don’t Know

The conscious vs. the unconscious mind. With the unconscious mind having the capacity to process 200,000 times more than the conscious mind, it’s worh taking a look! The vast majority of us leaders have very little understanding of why we make the choices we do, and that we’re influenced instead by peer pressure; impulsive and reactive emotions; a more…