In every leadership scenario, the leader is operating at one of four levels that will determine his or her ultimate success: bailing, fighting, controlling, growing.Read More
...The same thing happens with people. Maybe you have several teams members that were making a lot of progress on a particular project, then one day they come in excitedly energized by... something else. People are easily distracted by things, which can be frustrating. But that distraction brings with it an increase in energy that could be useful for the work at hand.Read More
Companies create a vision. Athletes and performers use visualization as part of their non-negotiable daily practice. Scientific studies have even shown that people can get a 13.5% increase in muscle mass just through visualization. Having a clear vision of the success you want to achieve is considered a must by most high performers nowadays.
But, what if vision was a misnomer? What if what made it all work wasn't the actual vision, but something much deeper and more basic to life?Read More
Masterful teachers teach for the Smile, not the skill.
Good teachers fill us up with enormously useful knowledge and skills. Great teachers use skills to get access to the stress that makes us to grow.Read More
Growth is the development of a greater ability to focus and utilize more energy – to channel more energy – to cause more energy to flow.
When you utilize the energy of stress for growth, you in turn develop the ability to handle higher and higher levels of stress.Read More
When you’re being chased by a lion, you get an adrenaline rush. We don’t call this "stress" because the adrenaline gets resolved. It gets used up. You don’t continue to carry it with you.
But when you have a big presentation to give, now that’s stress. But it’s still adrenaline.
So what is stress?Read More