Random Tips

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


The Real Reason

Why do we want an effectiveness system? (Yes, yes: to be more effective. And why do we want that?) It is not so that we can get organized. (That is a side benefit.) It is not …
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Semper ad Meliora

If we find ourselves scattered, drained, overwhelmed, or bored, we rather likely have lost track of our mission. Defaulting instead to what we think others expect from us, is it any wonder that we are feeling …
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Despite the Drama, It Is All Working Out

Thought you should hear this: despite the drama, everything is working out. I suggest you can relax. And have not a single worry about how it will work out. Drama is your indication that you are …
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In Our Own Minds

Our only limitations are those we set up in our own minds.Napoleon Hill Hmm. All in our minds, eh? We can certainly find plenty of evidence that says our problems are out there, not in here. We …
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Can We Change, Really?

Can we really change? Can people on our team change? Can any of us get better at anything or are we stuck with the hand we’ve been dealt from the personality card deck? If we believe …
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Broken Maps

Stephen Covey, in his famous book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People said, “We see the world, not as it is, but as we are–or, as we are conditioned to see it.” As this quote hints, …
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