Accountability: How to Stop Being a Victim

Accountability presents us with a choice to live above the line or settle for the role of victim. Where is the line between accountability and victimization? Accountability has two components: personal and shared. We focus more on the individual and miss the importance of shared accountability. How do organizations, [...]


What Happens When We Collaborate to Be Better

When we collaborate, we all get better. Yet, our culture values individualism above all else. “I can do this. I don’t need you. I won’t depend on anyone.” You might hear a two year old proclaim indignantly, “I do it myself.” That approach appeals to us and serves as [...]


You Want to Improve? The Challenge Is Change

“I can’t go back to yesterday because I was a different person then."

 Alice in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll Mindset to Improve Are you ready to improve? Wanting to improve and improving are not the same. Even if you do change, can you sustain the new habit or routine? Sustaining [...]


You Need Intentions and Simple Routines Every Day

You and I make change much more difficult than necessary. We forget the power of stating our intentions. We ignore establishing simple routines to keep us moving and focused on our purpose. You don’t have to be stuck. At least that’s what I keep reading. The message comes across [...]