The Only Thing That Actually Matters . . .

It’s not talent, or opportunity, or luck. In fact, it’s not any of the typically desired characteristics or things. The only thing that matters in your career, life, or productivity is your ability to get up again. If you can get up again and again, you’ll win. You’ll learn the rest along the way. For […]

The Defining Reason Leaders Fail

I want you to think about the last time you worked with someone who didn’t do their job well. Were they always late? Did they not not complete their work? Were they sloppy? If you were their boss (and maybe you were) would you fire them? Whose fault is it? Most people would say: “Look, […]

The Surprising Reality About Following Rules

I’ve never liked rules. They tend to get in the way of things like fun. Depending on the context, rules often create friction that slows even well-intentioned progress. I made a decision years ago that is now showing up again in my life. I made the decision to follow my own rules. I try to […]