How comfortably do you accept your failures? Suppose you meet someone you’d like to get to know better. Unfortunately, all your efforts at ripening the relationship are rejected by the other person. Or you take on a new coaching client. After a  couple of sessions, your client tells you he or she is finding no…

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Again I found this week’s interesting content through my connection with my coach and mentor, Benjamin Hardy. Many of you will remember him from previous issues (examples here and here). Benjamin Hardy holds a Ph.D. in organizational psychology. He’s also the author of Personality Isn’t Permanent and several other books exploring personality change. He knows what he’s talking about! The guy whose…

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Recently I’ve happily discovered Medium.com. It’s a refreshingly open-minded site where people can post their writing about pretty much anything. You might find some things there that will offend you with vulgarity, “forbidden” topics, “out-there” opinions, or whatever. Nonetheless, I applaud a site where people can post what they choose. I just ran across a good…

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A leader doesn’t tell people what to do! Does that strike you as a contradiction? Read on. In these letters, we’ve often examined aspects of what constitutes genuine leadership. Recently I listened to one of the best in-depth looks at this issue I’ve come across. We’ll learn that the leader’s job is to provide the…

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