Ready, Fire, Aim!

Click to follow me on: Twitter  LinkedIn   Facebook Opening things you might want to consider: Aim low, and you can reach your goals without getting disappointed. If you can stay calm, while your surroundings are in chaos, then you probably haven’t completely understood the seriousness of the situation. Doing a job right the first time gets the job done. Doing the job wrong fourteen times gives you job security. Artificial Intelligence is no match for Natural Stupidity …

The Big Break! Are You Ready?

Most people live and die waiting for the big break. The saying used to be, “I’m waiting for my ship to come in.” We are always looking for an awesome opportunity to show up out of nowhere. Those kinds of breaks are usually without merit. They are short-lived. The kind of big break that will change your life is much different. It comes as a result of something you are ready to handle, not because of luck or chance. …

Effectively Leading Through Conflict – Part 2

In you haven’t already, you may want to first read Effectively Leading Through Conflict – Part 1. Conflict makes your blood pressure rise, your mouth dry, your senses heightened, and puts you in self-protection mode. It’s almost like you are in psychological warfare. Well, it’s best to get all parties involved to take a deep breath and calm down, so rationality can prevail. Sounds easy? Not really, but it is possible if one of the sides …