Random Tips

What’s useful or inspiring today? Try a random walk through the Tips.

Wrong Net

If life is a game, then most of us are racking up points…on the wrong net. Even the most enlightened of us fixate on getting more money, recognition, and safety. We believe that we should maximize …
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The Great Threat and Epic Squeezing Off

We tend to squeeze ourselves off from the very things we want. It is as if, when we were young– very young, we looked out into the world and saw a Great Threat. Being so …
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Deep down, we know all this: People follow, agree with, and buy from people who are genuinely calm, energetic (those are not mutually exclusive), and confident. People resist people who try to fake it or who are …
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Hate, Anger, Blame

If we react to what we see happening around us with hate, anger, or blame (no matter how righteous), we will only prolong what we’re seeing.Hate them and they dig in, raise their defenses, and …
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When to Double Up on Communication

When we as leaders fail to overcommunicate our intent, goals, progress, values, issues, and dreams, we leave a giant void that others are left to fill on their own. They will each make up a …
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Secret Weapon Against Invading Emails

There they are. Staring at us. Draining us. We spend lots of energy resisting and attacking them. And just as we think we’ve conquered them, more appear, invading our inboxes and starting to close in! Like sci-fi monsters from …
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