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The question isn’t whether your work is perfect. The question is whether it’s the best work you can do given the circumstances.
We’ve been told that only the paranoid survive. But too much fear makes smart people stupid. Too much fear makes decent people mean.
Presence tells those around you that they matter to you. In a distracted world, it’s a differentiator because most of us have become accustomed to being deprived of anyone’s full attention.
High performers have a process for beating bad habits. They come to love that process. They know that’s how change happens.
You get to choose which game you play. Choose wisely.
A positive vision of your future will put gas in your tank when The Grind gets tough.
To address any long-standing pattern that gets in the way of being your best self, you have to get your hands dirty.
Rule #6 reminds us that we’re finite. That we’re flawed. And that we’re full of possibility regardless.
We live in a world that too often glorifies traits we would abhor if we saw them in our kids. What should really fascinate us is when someone shows us a life that really works.
We all have patterns we fall into that prevent us from making our best contributions. Once we name the pattern, the next step is to diagnose its root cause.
It’s easy to get so accustomed to unhealthy habits that we don’t recognize them as harmful. Here are seven harmful habits I see when working with senior leaders.
Here is one of the secrets to having a career and life that works: find the patterns that don’t work, the habits that poison your attempts to be the best version of yourself.