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Apparently, we are currently in the midst of the Great Resignation where people are quitting their jobs in droves because they are fed up, exhausted, burnt out and ready to follow what matters to them most. I realize the word resignation is being used in the context of “resigning” one’s job and not in the context of “with great resignation”. The thing about the Great Resignation is that if all these people are quitting to…

The first time you did something, you messed it up.  Probably the second, third, and fourth times. Then you figured it out and successively improved each and every time.  This was easy when we were young because we didn’t care what people thought – we just did it. Does anyone care how many times you fell down when learning to walk? But now everyone watches, records and reviews and now we do for ourselves as well. …

I get this hunger that starts gnawing at me now and again to go and try something completely different. Go learn a new platform. Go figure out a new way to exercise. Try out a new planning tool. Pivot your approach to clients. Try a different writing style. It doesn’t always work out perfectly or go smoothly, but I always come out that much better for having put the time into learning something new and…

There is no point in having a plan if you’re not going to follow it. But there is also no point in avoiding making a plan, simply because you didn’t follow it in the past. Not having a plan is okay for you – “I’ll wing it and figure it out when I get there” – but definitely not good for your team and you as a leader. If it’s your first time planning, getting…

How often do you take a training course, never to use it again? Or go to a conference, drink from the firehose, and leave it all in the city that you visited for that one great week? The purpose of training is to take what you have learned, apply it and reap the benefits from it. Learning is great, but implementing what you have learned, applying it?  That’s growth.