#26 – Show Up

This is #26 in the series, “50 Ideas Worth Fighting For.” Here’s another one you might enjoy. Years ago, just after launching my business as a leadership coach and organizational consultant, I decided to market myself through speaking engagements. Organizations like the Rotary Club need a new speaker every week and this newly minted sole-practitionerContinue reading “#26 – Show Up”

#5 – Speak Your Aspirations

This is #5 in the series, “50 Ideas Worth Fighting For” Declaring what you want requires courage. It takes a lot of vulnerability to name a goal, especially a big one. Once you do so, you’re on the hook to follow through, and that is the moment that separates fantasy from reality. And no oneContinue reading “#5 – Speak Your Aspirations”

Onward and Awkward

I gave a keynote speech yesterday on the topic of “Leading Change.” After my talk, an attendee approached me and shared that an old boss of his used to advise his team to keep moving “onward and awkward.” There is no change or learning or growth without the uncomfortable feelings that attend us into theContinue reading “Onward and Awkward”

A Body in Motion (II)

Begin and adjust or wait and wonder. Get started and discover what’s possible or delay until you’re “ready” and forever dream what might have been. “This is incredibly difficult,” is only said by those with the courage to begin. “This is extraordinary! Look what we found!” is only said by those who get underway. “TheContinue reading “A Body in Motion (II)”