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Self Awareness: Super Achiever’s Secret

How do you react when you find an obstacle in your path? Do you focus on external reasons for failure? See outcomes as beyond your…

9 Questions to Raise Your Self-Awareness

1) When you have free time, what do you want to do? What takes no motivation for you to want to do it? 2) What…

“Personal Power Through Awareness

How to keep your edge? Your sharpest edge? Keep your energy levels high, your enthusiasm flowing? Stay pumped, juiced? Excited about life? Confident, cool, calm,…

Forget New Year’s Resolutions

Better a small promise kept than a larger one broken. Most New Year’s Resolutions fail because they are lofty goals with insufficient foundation. If it…

Success: The Cliffs Notes Version

This is as concise as I know how to make it: 1. Set Goals: You GOTTA set goals. If you don’t have a dream, how…

In Praise of Incremental Failure

Many of us are afraid of failure. Yet there are certain kinds of “failure” that can be beneficial. I’m defining incremental failure as progress that…

Feet of Clay Can Still Run a Fleet Race

When I first started blogging on ‘Personal Leadership’, someone approached me and in effect said: “How can you write about such things? You are no…

“Pleased But Not Satisfied”

“Pleased But Not Satisfied” is a self-published book by David L. Sokol, chairman of MidAmerican Energy, a major subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway. Sokol recently was…

Four Things To Look for in a Great Hire

The New York Times has a business section Sunday feature called “Corner Office,” where the CEO of a small- or mid-sized company is interviewed. I…

The Wolf at the Door

What motivates? In the final analysis, pain and pleasure. We move away from pain, we move toward pleasure. There are as many permutations and ramifications…

Does Screaming Improve Behavior? An Error in Intution

In the mid-60s a future Nobel Prize winner (2002 for Economics), Daniel Kahneman, lectured to a group of Israeli air force flight instructors on the…

Why Are Destructive Habits So Hard to Break?

“Instant Analysis” by David Lieberman, is a collection of 100 of the “most common, annoying, puzzling, self defeating behaviors and habits” that human beings have,…

Are You Willing to Take the Last (Greatest) Step?

“The ‘secrets’ of success lie in plain sight for any and all to claim;  they just require time and great effort to work their magic. …

16 Things Happy People Do Differently

1.  Practice an “Attitude of Gratitude”:  Happy people don’t have the best of everything rather, they make the best of everything. 2.  Re-Frame problems as…

Less Past, More Future

“Less past, more future.” Great thought. Powerful phrase! To me it means focusing on creating a meaningful future, with less energy spent on regret or…

Does Screaming Improve Behavior? An Error in Intuition

In the mid-1960s, Daniel Kahneman, a future Nobel Prize winner in 2002 for Economics, lectured to a group of Israeli air force flight instructors on…

Who Do You Want to Be?

Do you understand the difference between Goal Setting and Creating a Mission Statement?  Many don’t because the difference, while important, is subtle. Goals are WHAT…

Perils of Perfectionism

Perfect and excellent are not synonymous. Neither are success and perfect the same. LSU became national college football champions, a hallmark of both excellence and…

Not My Job vs. 360-Degree Awareness

Every organization has its weaknesses, known failure paths where danger lurks and breakdowns tend to happen. If you have any knowledge of human frailties, if…

The Journey of Self Awareness

1. Who are you?  What do you do when you do nothing? If you are not your job, your education, your habits, your house, your…

How to Win Friends and Influence People

I discovered Dale Carnegie’s classic, “How to Win Friends and Influence People,” in my early twenties. I had long since vowed to live no ordinary…