Why You Shouldn’t Be The Hero

Being a hero is sexy.  Everyone grows up wanting to wear a mask and have super powers.  The trouble is that while the idea of super-hero powers is attractive, it’s not functional.  Unless you have found a glowing vat of toxic waste and survive contact, you can probably kiss this dream goodbye.  In fact, you […]

How Being Unsexy Helps

The thing about this post is that it’s just one post. It’s a small piece of a whole commitment to posting everyday. It won’t save the world. It won’t make you (or me) rich. It won’t change anyone’s life. Well, probably not. What’s more likely is that by chipping away slowly, over time, a more […]

Are You Missing Out On The Unsexy Part of Your Work

We can probably agree that the sexy part of being a leader or a business owner or a doctor or an artist or a musician is not typically the whole job. There are early mornings, bad customers, emergency surgeries, writer’s blocks, budget cuts, and furloughs. There are many unsexy parts of work that matters but […]