Category: Change

Transformative Emotional Intelligence

60 Minutes did a story on Pelican Bay, the “supermax” prison in California that locks away people perceived as “most dangerous.” The story revealed how our approach to pervasive problems in some small isolated cases has become more intelligent. We are starting to use transformative emotional intelligence—pausing, withholding judgment, and refraining from labels that diminish. Somebody finally realized that you couldn’t reform people through punishment or fighting wrongdoing with more wrongdoing. But when……………………………………………  view article


Personal Success: The 1% Club

The power to excel exponentially at improving is in joining The 1% Club. If you work diligently to get 1% better each day, in one year you’ll be ~38% better. Imagine where you could be in 5, 10 or 20 years? The real power here is to…………………………………………………….. view article


Do You Want to Work With a Coach?

Most people would like to work with a coach because of the self-evident benefits. But two things hold people back. In this post, I’ll show evidence that those beliefs are myths. Executives and CEOs ask for help all the time. Maybe being a CEO gives one the confidence and self-assurance to ask for help. These senior leaders know they are progressing just fine. They ask for help because they know, if they’re not progressing, they are falling behind. They are serious about growth and development. They know it affects the bottom line………….  view article


Together We Can Change the World Around Us

You can change your life. I can change my life. Together we can change the world around us. Hidden in the people problems, the relationship issues, the work struggles and, incivility are opportunities for thriving in the imperfections of life and work. Most people don’t see this. Or maybe they don’t want to. Perhaps it’s easier to pretend that we don’t know that we can change the world and just complain, whine and harbor resentment for life, work and the every day struggles. But if we would just look a………………………………………………………… view article


What Causes Incivility?

Look Around to See What Causes Civility. Carefully observe. Listen to people’s complaints. Hear the impoverished monologue. No one listens to me. It doesn’t matter what I do, nothing ever changes. I’ll never get promoted….. Some people operate (tolerate) this way of living and working for 10, 20………………. view article