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Confidence is Overrated

You’re about to step on stage to speak before five hundred people. You’re nervous. You’re sweating. You’re not feeling very confident in your ability to deliver to this many people from the bright lights of the stage. And so you pretend to be violently sick and rush off the stage hoping people will understand. YouContinue reading Confidence is Overrated

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Fear Goes For a Ride (And It Ain’t Pretty)

You’re thinking about doing something new or different. You want to start a new business, you want to produce a new program, you want to write a book, or you want to have that super difficult conversation with one of your employees or you partner. Whatever it is you want to do, one thing isContinue reading Fear Goes For a Ride (And It Ain’t Pretty)

Should I Stay or Should I Go (To the Office)

When are we getting back to normal? As the COVID vaccine continues to rollout here in the United States and the rest of the world, we hear this topic come up over and over again. First, we heard it from people who needed to get back to earning a paycheck. Then, we heard it fromContinue reading Should I Stay or Should I Go (To the Office)

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Where is Your Focus?

When a flower doesn’t bloom, you fix the environment in which it grows, not the flower. – Alexander Den Heijer What a profound statement. Listen to the wisdom in these sixteen words. When a flower doesn’t bloom, you fix the environment in which it grows, not the flower. As leaders, we need to take theseContinue reading Where is Your Focus?

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Perfection is a Delusion

Seeking perfection is an act of pointlessness, uselessness, and futility. When we seek perfection, we spend (read “waste”) so much time trying to squeeze one last drop of innovative content to create the most amazing, never to be duplicated, unconquerable product, service, or idea. Whether it is a gadget, a widget, a product, or aContinue reading Perfection is a Delusion