Drifting through life can have serious consequences. Being aware of them can help you avoid the problem and course-correct.
The Problem with Whack-a-Mole Productivity
When I started my career, I quickly discovered that I had more to do than I could get done in a forty-hour workweek. So, I worked more hours. I got to the office at 5:00 a.m. and usually didn’t leave until 6:00 p.m. I often worked on Saturday mornings and Sunday evenings, too. It wasn’t […]
Why You Aren’t Dead Yet
You may be old. You may be sick. You may be divorced. You may be out of work. You may be broke. You are still here for a reason.
Is Your Destiny Leaving You Clues?
When you experience an involuntary emotional response, whether positive or negative, it is often a clue. You have stumbled onto something that will lead you toward or away from your destiny. It’s important to pay attention. For example, not many people know I majored in music for my first two years of college. I played […]
How to Avoid the Power of the Drift
Many people wake up in their 40s, 50s, or 60s and wonder why they are so far from where they thought they would be. They are victims of the drift. Here’s how to get back on track.
7 Ways a Life Plan Is Like a GPS System
Is a GPS system a good metaphor for life planning? This sparked a debate when it came to designing the cover for the new edition of my life plan e-book.
7 Reasons Why You Need a Written Life Plan
Most people wander aimlessly from week to week, with no clear destination in mind. Many are then surprised when life doesn’t turn out like they hoped. But is it any wonder?
Your Most Important Leadership Tool
Your heart is the most important leadership tool you have. It is not your experience, knowledge, or skills. It is your heart. Here are three reasons why.
Why Leaders Exist
Why do leaders exist? This is perhaps one of the most simple yet profound questions we can ask about leadership. Oddly, I am not sure I have ever heard anyone address it.