How to Survive and Thrive in Imperfect Organizations

You’re surrounded by imperfection. Everyone has a handful of strengths and a bucketful of weaknesses. If strengths smelled like warm cookies and weaknesses smelled like wet dog, everyone would stink. < p style=”border:0;”> Overcome frustration with imperfection by accepting imperfection in yourself AND others. 3 truths about acceptance: Acceptance isn’t approval. Acceptance isn’t surrender. AcceptanceContinue reading “How to Survive and Thrive in Imperfect Organizations”

Why Some Leaders Stick and Other Leaders Quit..!!

Grit isn’t the reason people endure. Grit is disappointing because it develops as-you-go, not before you go. < p style=”border:0;”> Context: Grit is irrelevant when you already feel strong, capable, and confident. Difficulty, distress, weakness, and inadequacy make grit relevant. Gritty leaders press forward in spite of feelings, not because grit makes everything easy. IfContinue reading “Why Some Leaders Stick and Other Leaders Quit..!!”

The Secret to Bringing Out the Best in Others ” Chi’s blog “

Support too little and challenge too much – you kick butt. People are stressed and discouraged. Challenge too little and support too much – you coddle. People are comfortable and sleepy. The secret to bringing out the best in others is finding the ‘right’ ratio of challenge to support. Ratio: Your challenge-support style sits onContinue reading “The Secret to Bringing Out the Best in Others ” Chi’s blog “”

The Ultimate Pursuit of Leadership isn’t Success ( Chi’s blog ).

The ultimate pursuit of leadership is humility, not success. The more I think about humility, the less I know about it. The more I pursue humility, the more it escapes my grasp. Everything good in leadership begins with humility. < p style=”border:0;”> The 7 seductions of arrogance: #1. Others need to change before you. #2.Continue reading “The Ultimate Pursuit of Leadership isn’t Success ( Chi’s blog ).”

Write down your wishes so it would come true!

And when you want something, all the Universe conspires in helping you achieve it ~~Paulo Coelho from The Alchemist ***** It’s no secret to the people who live inside my bubble, that I’ve been unsettled all summer. That I’m antsy and tackling bones that won’t rest. On the days that I don’t travel for work,Continue reading “Write down your wishes so it would come true!”