Leaders are made, they are not born. They are made by hard effort, which is the price which all of us must pay to achieve any goal that is worthwhile. –Vince Lombardi It goes without saying that organizations fail because of poor leadership. Poor leadership can range from toxic leaders…
Over the past few years, we have all heard or been told that we need to say “yes” more often. Now I am not going to sit here and tell you that there is no value to positivity. I have written too much about positivity’s value to make that kind of 180-degree turn. But I will say that there are indeed times when you need to say “no” and say it proudly.
“Common sense is the simple knack of seeing something the way it really is and doing something the way it should be done.”
I am often asked if common sense is a thing you have, or if you don’t can it be taught?
I have clients with addiction issues. Don’t look smug; we are all only one event away from our own addiction. Drugs, work, booze, the Internet, exercise, money, sex, porn, sugar, your cellphone… you name it and you might become addicted to it. Once you have experienced the debilitating effects of addition, you are changed for life. You never labor again under the misconception that you have absolute control. You realize that it is all one big negotiation—it is how you look at yourself, your life, and your future.