Boasting world class means what when looking at the big picture?

    Nuwanda attended a meeting in which a person got very serious and direct about being “world class”. Condescending in tone, actually. As if they had a clue about actually, personally being world class. And yet this condescending person, by any measurable standard, is completely not world class. Who among us is qualified to […]

Two key reasons our professional life should be completely imbalanced

    Two key reasons our professional life should be completely imbalanced: the time we spend protecting ourselves from fear and confusion is high the time we spend being creative, insanely productive, and leading is low It should be imbalanced, opposite of above. The two photos are houses across the street from one another, taken […]

Our obligation to be a leader is tested when we come to this daily crossroads

Our obligation to be a leader is tested when we come to this daily crossroads, when we have the choice between doing what’s easy (nothing) and doing what’s challenging (required). In the photo above, I can’t help but wonder how many adults watching feel an overwhelming sense of obligation to show the children in their […]