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I was asked to work with an executive team to help them cause a breakthrough in their company performance. But the “Court of Public Opinion” was in full session inside the team itself.
Are some people “evil”? I suggest not. I propose that the source of this has to do with something we all grapple with: personal Character, and these lapses are disintegrations of Character. So what is Character?
Each day, our news is filled with shocking revelations of corruption in sports, entertainment, education, government, healthcare, business, and other fields. What is the root cause of these failures? And what is the solution?
There is a science to having a high-performance team. Just as there are laws for how the physical universe works, there are certain laws or principles that determine team effectiveness.
The words “change” and “transformation” are regularly used interchangeably. Transformation is often considered a big change. This conflation—collapsing together of two terms—conceals an enormous, difference-making possibility.
I was travelling some years ago in Costa Rica. My travelling companions and I decided to go white-water rafting on the Pacuare River. After floating peacefully along for some time, at one point, several of us decided to jump into the water…Pretty quickly, however, the current was getting stronger…
Free Solo is a documentary film of Alex Honnold’s solo, free (no support ropes) climb of Yosemite’s 3000 foot El Capitan Wall. What he did was impossible. And in the fabric of his story are the elements of what it takes for any human being to accomplish what is impossible in their chosen field or area of concern.
Do you ever stop and wonder—regarding the circumstances of your life—“How did I wind up here? I thought I’d be somewhere else at this point in my life, be something else at this point.” Do you have a sense that you are living life “by default”?