Archive for the vision Tag

What You See Is What You Get: WYSIWYG

“How the theater of the mind can be generated by the machinery of the mind is an unfathomable mystery” – Edward Lewellen The images, sounds, smells, tastes, and feelings our minds can produce are amazing!  When we stop to take a few seconds to experience these sensations, it can become as if we are right back into the event we are thinking about.  This can Read More...

Leading Yourself: A 4-Step Formula

If you’ve ever followed someone while driving so that they could lead you to a destination, you know it can be fulfilling or it can be extremely frustrating. Fulfilling if they get you where you want to go in a reasonable amount of time and without incident. Frustrating if they aren’t quite sure where they’re going themselves, lead at the wrong pace, and take more Read More...

Are Happy People Easier to Hurt in Relationships?

The short answer is “They can be”. If you want to know what happy people can do to avoid being hurt in relationships, please read on! Your mind is made up of two parts; the creative part and the logical part. We’ll call the first part System 1 and the second part System 2. Here are more detailed descriptions of each system: System 1: good Read More...

Lessons in Leadership from Vince Lombardi

No matter how great your talent is in your organization, without a strong and effective leader, nothing else matters.  As you’ll see in this post, a poor leader doesn’t have the ability to bring out even mediocre performance from normally top-performing people.  But, a great leader, like Vince Lombardi, can bring out the very best from people who would normally be mediocre or low-performers.  This Read More...

Do You Feel Like a Hamster Running in a Wheel? 4 Steps to Stop the Running

Do you feel sometimes like you’re a hamster running on a wheel and never seeming to be able to to get anywhere?  It’s exhausting, isn’t it?  That feeling of not being able to get caught up.  That feeling that you know of things that need to be done or the fear that you’re that you’re not remembering something that needs to be done.  That feeling that you’re Read More...

Leading into the Unknown – Part II

In the first post about Leading into the Unknown, I discussed three areas where leaders must excel; being authentic, having both physical and psychological stamina, and being adaptable in their thinking.  Now, consider with me three more areas that are imperative for leaders to flourish in today’s constantly changing world. The ability to inspire – The days of positional power being the reason why staff Read More...