I believe the world is full of potential. In people and organizations, potential lies fallow. My greatest satisfaction and happiness is driven unleashing potential.
Look around this site; you’ll find posts driven by this purpose. You can also find me around the web on the social sites below.
We don't cook meals by randomly throwing ingredients into the oven, yet we sometimes approach our businesses this way. We need a plan.
No business is the same, so the recipes must be adapted to the unique circumstances. This requires thought, planning, and testing. Sure, that sometimes this means failure, but with each failure comes refinement for success.
I've been tweaking these recipes for a while and leading teams to success.
Every organization has the potential for success. Most fail for lack of planning and measurement.
I'm not perfect by any means, but I've baked a lot of meatball cakes--enough to make the future betterImage used via creative commons license by Enric Martinez.
I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.Michael Jordan
“I didn’t have to wait to be picked, I picked myself.”Mark Schaefer
Your art is what you do when no one can tell you exactly how to do it. Your art is the act of taking personal responsibility, challenging the status quo, and changing people.Seth Godin
A little thought on the fools and the wise.
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I think to truly fail you must have the following elements: Goals, Execution, Failing, Stopping, Admission, Learning the takeaway
Without a clear vision, communication typically falls flat. From the “Happy Birthday Experiment” to “I have a Dream” here are a few thoughts on effective communication.
Following last week’s post, you have permission, this post explores breaking down the barriers to getting things done. My dad lived out the maxim, Sometimes Wrong, but Never in Doubt. He was pretty incredible at doing things imperfectly.
You have permission to rebel, to push against the status quo, speak your mind, ask for forgiveness, take risks, swim against the current, to eat drink and be merry, to zig and zag, to be different, and maybe, just maybe, change the world.
I’m worthless without vision. I cannot plan, act, do—in fact, I can’t even take the first step—without a vision. Without a clear vision of your life, it is hard to know how to act. Vision boarding can be a powerful tool to planning for the future.