Once we scorn success and excellence, and do away with valedictorians, athletic competition winners, awards for best sales people, publishing philanthropic giving, and similar measures of achievement, we have created a mediocre society that craves blandness and a pseudo "equality."
I believe New Jersey just dropped mask mandates for public schools. We're all learning to live with Covid, just as we live with the flu. If you're a consultant, it's time to get back to your life. You can't network on
Some people define "vulnerable" as being subject to attack or invasion, such as a military defensive position, or a weak aspect of a sports team (the Buccaneers' defensive secondary was their vulnerability all season). However, allowing yourself to be emotionally vulnerable
I send out six simple (I think) preparatory questions for my elite coaching program. Some people tell me they were "hard" to answer. Yet, these are questions we should be asking ourselves regularly! (Sample: What the biggest obstacle to your being
When you meet people who are highly sarcastic and passive-aggressive and nasty, remember that all of that is really self-anger being directed outward to relieve their self-hate and perceived failures. When you fight it, you just feed it. Walk away.
Determine whom you respect, whose feedback would be valid and worthy, and solicit their advice and reactions. Pretty much ignore all other feedback because it's for the sender, not you, and can absolutely ruin your day in you have esteem issues.