Impactless Driving

I pay attention to drivers and driving; especially the ways people drive. It may seem like a small thing, but it represents something more significant in terms of leadership and the ways we live and interact every day. I’ve developed a concept that I call impactless driving, which represents a great […]

What Kind of “IST” Are You?

If you’re confused about what an Ist is, it’s okay. You probably haven’t thought about it much before, but it’s time to take an honest look at your ist. What I’m referring to is the three traditional ists: PessimIST OptimISt RealIST Now you see where I’m heading? But I also […]

Skills Kills

I was recently listening to a leadership podcast that made this proclamation: leadership is nothing more than a set of skills that you acquire over time. While I believe that some elements of leadership are acquired skills, leadership is rarely the outcome of acquired skills. In fact, too often leaders are looking to be […]

Claiming Your Whys

(from my soon-to-be-published book, Just One Step: The Journey to Your Unstoppable You) Last week I shared some of the specific whys that I experienced and claimed on my Camino journey. This week I’m sharing a few more why’s that I experienced on the Camino, as well as a discussion on the […]

Camino Whys

(from my soon-to-be-published book, Just One Step: The Journey to Your Unstoppable You) Last week I shared some initial thoughts on the ways that your why impacts and accelerates your life’s journey. This week I’m sharing some of the specific whys that I experienced and claimed on my Camino journey. As noted […]

Just Why

(from my soon-to-be-published book, Just One Step: The Journey to Your Unstoppable You) I shared with you in Chapter 3 (Just The Facts) about the painful issues I endured on the Camino with my ankles and feet. First, there were the two shin splints that I encountered (my left shin on day […]

Tools for No … Not Now

(from my soon-to-be-published book, Just One Step: The Journey to Your Unstoppable You) For the past few weeks I’ve been writing about the tools for no – tools to help you improve and accelerate your “no” muscle. These tools don’t eliminate the various challenges to the no, but they help you navigate […]

Tools for No … I Choose To

(from my soon-to-be-published book, Just One Step: The Journey to Your Unstoppable You) Last week I wrote again about some tools to help you improve and accelerate your “no” muscle. These tools don’t eliminate the various challenges to the no, but they help you navigate a world where you’re being constantly called […]

Tools for No … Keep It Clear and Simple

(from my soon-to-be-published book, Just One Step: The Journey to Your Unstoppable You) Last week I introduced you to the tools for saying no – tools to help you improve and accelerate your “no” muscle. These tools won’t eliminate the various challenges to the no, but they’ll help you navigate a world […]

Tools for No … The Pause

(from my soon-to-be-published book, Just One Step: The Journey to Your Unstoppable You) A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the challenges of no – that “yes” is easy and that boundaries (“no”) are hard. In response, I had several people tell me that it’s so true for them and […]