Category Archives: Self-Realisation

Dropping the narrative

Okay, you don’t like what your boss did yesterday or last week or last month. But today, right now, sitting across the table, what’s happening? Narrating our lives, the little play-by-play we can’t help carrying around, that’s a survival mechanism. … Continue reading

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Do what you’re good at, or…

get really good at what you do. You have nearly unlimited strategic choices and options about your career and what your organization does. Which means you can focus on doing things you are truly good at. Or, if a particular … Continue reading

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“Here, I made this”

“I” as in me, you, us, the person who’s on the line. This is the work of a human. The audience can make a direct connection between you and the thing you’re offering. “Made” because it took effort, originality and … Continue reading

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Visualize the leaks

It’s almost impossible to walk past a spewing faucet without stopping and trying to turn it off. We can’t bear to see the waste. But our organizations leak all the time. The talented people who don’t stick with the job … Continue reading

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Now is never (but here comes tomorrow)

Everything you’re working on is an investment in tomorrow. While we can choose to enjoy the process, the end result is always at the end of an arc, always the result of many steps, of earning trust, of building a … Continue reading

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What would happen…

if we chose to: Get better at setting and honoring deadlines Help one more person, each day Sit in the front row Ask a hard question every time we go to a meeting Give more and take less Learn to … Continue reading

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Two kinds of winning

Some can only win when others lose. Others seek to win by helping others succeed. One of these approaches scales far better than the other. Reblogged from: here

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One way to think about talent

If you’ve worked hard for it, it’s a skill. If it’s something that other people have that you believe you can’t possibly achieve, it’s a talent. Of course, they think the same thing about your skill, don’t they? Being jealous … Continue reading

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Most vs. Enough

It’s easy to be confused about the difference. “Most” as in the best, the fastest, the cheapest. “Enough” as in good enough. And that means just what it sounds like. If you run an ambulance company, you need to be … Continue reading

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When your marketplace shifts

It might happen to you. Many markets have a base (people seeking a solution), a middle (people seeking some originality, something new, something a little better) and a top (educated and passionate consumers willing to go extra miles to get … Continue reading

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