Category Archives: Leadership

Declaration for Daily Heroism

Today is a gift. The past is an illusion and the future is unknown. And so, I am leveraging this day to express my talents, elevate my genius and serve the world. I work for the world. Yes, I work for the world. When I feel afraid, I continue. When I am criticized, I persist.… Read More »

Fireproof your productivity

#1: Their Mental Focus. Without extreme concentration on your craft and “vital few” priorities, you’ll spread your brain’s bandwidth over many things. And, ultimately, end up genius at nothing. By dialling in your focus, you’ll leverage the neuroscientific rule that says “neurons that fire together wire together”. [Write that one down. Please.] Next, your massive… Read More »

The last days of average

#1. Average performers love to talk about others. Iconic producers are obsessed with discussing their dreams. #2. Average performers adore leisure. They know the hot TV shows, spend their finest hours playing video games and are first among friends to secure the latest gadget. Iconic producers are vastly different…their addiction is learning. They invest in… Read More »

What is Leadership/How Great Leaders Think

Much of my life has been a devotion to a simple expression: you can Lead Without a Title. The old model of leadership taught us that to lead meant the need to have a formal position, high authority and a big office. But we’re now in Leadership 2.0. And if you want your organization to… Read More »

Nice lessons from Robin Sharma

#1. A superb mindset without an elevated heartset [a word I’ve been introducing in my work along with “healthset” and “soulset”] is a fake win. You need all four of these interior arenas operating at world-class to bring your brightest fire into the world. #2. Being productive at your craft is important. Being productive in… Read More »

Great habits by Robin Sharma

Strange Ritual #1: Use a Timer to Do World-Class Work On the two days a week I schedule as “Creative Days”, I set blocks of time to achieve specific outcomes and results–generally working in the 90 minute bursts of intensity that have been scientifically proven to yield best performance (insight: each of your days only… Read More »

How to Sustain Your A-Game

#1. Start with your mindset. Your performance in the world is simply the result of the things you believe. If you really don’t think you’re the kind of person who produces epic results or becomes uber-fit or creates a financial fortune or elevates entire communities, then you’re just not going to do what it takes… Read More »