Archive for the Bold Leadership Category

You Are Not the Brightest Light Bulb

The headlamp of my Toyota Tundra got me thinking….   There are some truly brilliant people in our midst.  Out-of-this-galaxy thinkers and do-the-impossible doers are rare…and they are out there inspiring the rest of us.  They are defining new ways to communicate, new ways to provide clean water to impoverished chunks of the world and [...]

Wave Me On

“Strange how my heart beats to find myself upon your shore….” – Enya I can’t swim.  Fear is my companion every time I put on my PFD and climb into my kayak for a paddle.  Paddle off the north shore of Oahu on a surfboard?  Not in this lifetime. A while back I was there [...]

Death By Silver Bullet

We are busy.  Our to-do lists overflow.  Most days we do a lot of stuff.  We go to bed exhausted.  We wake up the next day and do it again. To break this cycle, we reach for “silver bullets”… the one trick shot that will bring us 5 new customers, fix our “problem” team members [...]

Water, Water Everywhere

Sometimes we take elements of our every day lives for granted.  The more you think about it, the longer the list of things potentially taken for granted becomes.  Maybe it is time for a little awareness booster shot. It’s hard to imagine when I am paddling my kayak on a pristine lake here in Oregon [...]

Abandon the Chain Gang

The topic of leadership is fascinating.  So much is being written and said every day in books, news media, TV, blogs.  A Google search this morning offered 148 million opportunities to learn something about leadership.  Where to begin? My long wall full of leadership books offers a decent range.  Some books have elements with numbers: [...]

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