Play the Game or Change the Game

We all have a choice.  We can choose to play the game or we can choose to change the game.  Ostensibly, each has a fifty percent chance of being selected.  In a room with one hundred people, half could choose to pursue success by following the rules, doing the right...

Get More Optimistic – I Double Dog Dare Ya

Remember those competencies (if you don’t like the word competency sub in skill or behavior here instead) that I mentioned a couple of weeks ago?  You know the ones.  Those that distinguish high achievers, people in leadership positions, and highly-successful people...

When in Rome, do as the Romans do

Outstanding performers have at least one thing in common.  They are all Zen masters with regard to certain behaviors.  This is great news for those of us interested in getting better at what we do.  It means that we don’t need to reinvent the wheel.  We already have...

When something so right feels so wrong

When you are dehydrated, your body sends a signal that you are hungry even though you are, in truth, thirsty.  Similarly, when I first met the people who would ultimately become my closest friends, it triggered a feeling in me that I initially mistook for dislike....