Most of us create a game plan for navigating life. There are things you must do. Things you mustn’t. Areas where you focus attention. Areas that distract us. Over time, you solidify your list. It becomes your creed. It makes you predictable. Those who know you, begin to understand what you expect, what you will […]
There is a notion these days that having “Emotional Intelligence” (EQ) will take you farther in life than having a high IQ. Daniel Goleman, a Harvard psychologist, says one of the domains of EQ is relationship management. An effective relationship will develop these competencies: Influence – Having the ability to impact others. It starts with […]
“The right attitude rarely produces the wrong action.” Put this thought about attitude to an internal assessment. Think about the last time you completed a “wrong” action. How would you describe your attitude? Bored? Complacent? Fearful? Unfocused? Lackadaisical? Lazy? Distracted? Mad? Bitter? Vengeful? Greedy? Selfish? Grieving? Sad? Hurting? The list is endless of negative feelings […]
Our colleague Casey Fletcher sent me a Wall Street Journal article that describes several crises solved where “humility” was a key factor in the solution. Here’s the link: https://www.wsj.com/articles/in-a-life-or-death-crisis-humility-is-everything-11564133402?mod=mhp The article author Sam Walker describes the situations and how the heroes responded to resolve. He points out four characteristics that existed to attain the best results […]
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