3 Tips Thursday  – It’s All Course Correction

3 Tips Thursday – It’s All Course Correction

When I was about 11, I was separated from my family on a flight and sat next to a pilot. He was explaining that pilots don’t fly in straight lines but in curves, constantly correcting their course. If you think about, it’s about how the pilot accounts for the curve of...
3 Tips Thursday  – Before Shopping

3 Tips Thursday – Before Shopping

Thanksgiving. While the history is challenging, the modern purpose of a day to be thankful is a special opportunity to focus on what’s right in our lives. Tip 1. Be thankful for what you have. While we are about to head into the season of acquiring stuff, it’s really...
3 Tips Thursday  – You never know

3 Tips Thursday – You never know

You just never know how it will work out. Sometimes you get a happy surprise. I have had mixed experiences with interns. I have hosted a few that turned out to be great experiences for everyone and we’ve stayed in touch for years. Others have been less successful;...
3 Tips Thursday  – Celebrate Anyway

3 Tips Thursday – Celebrate Anyway

It’s been a weird week. A lot has gone well. Some surprising successes.  But also several disappointments, unexpected changes that it’s too early to tell if are good or bad or neutral.  It’s almost always like that. Good stuff happens at the same time as not so good....
3 Tips Thursday  – Game 7

3 Tips Thursday – Game 7

If you know me, you know that I am basically sports illiterate. But I do notice some things. Last night our local x stadium was sold out and the team wasn’t even there! The Nationals were in Houston winning Game 7 of the Word Series – Go Nats!   There are so many...
3 Tips Thursday  – Facing Fear

3 Tips Thursday – Facing Fear

Last week I wrote about fear-based leadership and about how when no one is afraid, it doesn’t work. But being unafraid is easier said than done. Here is one of my favorite videos and three tips for managing fear. Tip 1. Name it. Acknowledge your fear. What are you...