Got a problem? In a jam? On overwhelm?

This week’s quote comes from a lesson from my Dad – one I have shared far and wide with clients and readers. And one I have reminded myself of often – as recently as today.

Problems, like the hill in front of you, keep getting smaller the more you advance on them.

Here’s the story behind the quote. It happened close to twenty years ago. Read more

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Not getting where you want to get?

In celebration of National Bike Month,  our Leadership Quote of the Week includes a bike.  At least – a picture of one.

Not getting where you want to get?

Many quotes could accompany this picture.  Read more

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from Stupid to Genius

Here’s a great one. Spoken like a genius.

Everyone is a genius, but if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life thinking it is stupid.

A nice reminder for leaders everywhere

Are there any fish on your team who are expected to climb trees?

What to do about it? Read more

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Things going against you?

Ever feel like things are going against you? Read more

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On Distance & Laughter

This week’s quote can help with morale, productivity, employee engagement and overall performance.

I see many people pushing (and pulling) in serious pursuit of goals and deadlines.   Often at odds with others on their team.

Hoping to help, their leaders sometimes step in for added push (or pull).  These efforts often backfire because they add pressure which creates distance between people.  And between people and their goals.

Here’s a good thing to remember when stepping in to stressful situations:

 

Laughter is the shortest distance between two people

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