Removing Fear, Distractions that Sabotage the GOAL

Anyone who reads this blog knows I’m a fan of Big Hairy Audacious Goals. BHAG’s are particularly motivating when you communicate them to others. That way this ultimate goal is out in the ether, and all those friends, family members and associates who know about said goal will hold you accountable to it. But crossing […]

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It’s Not How You Start, But How You Finish

On our journey to a goal, there are bound to be rough patches. There are starts and stops and sputters. Sometimes we just get off on the wrong foot with regard to a project or undertaking. That’s OK. What’s important is not how you start, but how you finish. Nobody ever remembers the runner who […]

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Be a GOal-Getter

What does it mean to be a goal-getter? If you’re thinking that some people were just born to be winners, you’re only grasping a tiny part of the bigger concept. Sure, we’re all born with different tolerances and personalities. But strategy also comes into play, as even the most talented among us will go nowhere […]

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Mistakes are Okay – Hiding Them Is Not

As much as we need to be the anti-elephant and have a short-term memory about our mistakes, we can’t hide those errors, either. Humans are fallible, so mistakes are not only accepted, but expected. However, hiding your mistakes is not acceptable, under any circumstances. In fact, when we are upfront and honest about our mistakes, […]

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Maybe You SHOULD Sweat the Small Stuff – Fundamentals, That Is!

As another college football season has come to a close, I was reminded yet again of the importance of getting the fundamentals right while watching my beloved Huskers lose ridiculously to South Carolina 30-13 in the Capital One Bowl. We played a dreadfully undisciplined game. It was flat out embarrassing. You don’t have to be […]

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