Excellence in Leadership: It’s All in the Technique

Excellence in Leadership: It’s All in the Technique

Set aside whatever notions you may have been sold about the “perfect leader.” He | she doesn’t exist. Excellence in leadership is personal and unique to you. It’s also not a concept, but a set of techniques and behaviors. When you think of outstanding professionals in...
Shattering the Myth of “Being Everything to Everyone”

Shattering the Myth of “Being Everything to Everyone”

Yesterday, I talked about the Tim Tebow’s and Paula Radcliffe’s of the world – the greats who shatter the conventional notion of what it means to be great (what with Tebow and his unorthodox throwing style and Radcliffe and her eccentric running form). As much as we...
Don’t Miss Out on “Norm-Defying” Talent

Don’t Miss Out on “Norm-Defying” Talent

Tim Tebow is known for more than a few things, and one of those “things” is his very unusual throwing mechanics. He by no means throws like “everybody else”; in fact, his throwing style could be characterized as downright ugly. Yet, even with this seeming lack of...

Procrastination, Part I: Why We Do It!

I come off as highly organized and efficient but I have a dark secret: I am a major procrastinator. Yes, I do believe it’s an American epidemic. All kidding aside, putting off the inevitable until the last second is a horrible habit to get into – creating a lot of...