Have you ever been in an argument with someone and thought, “Wow this guy’s an idiot!” Of course the person you’re arguing with is thinking the same thing. And yet, the argument continues. His logic is unsound, his conclusions do not follow, his condition A does not cause situation B. Both of you are passionate […]
We have established that the most important emotional step is that you have to genuinely care about the people you lead. You have to genuinely believe in what you are proposing to do or sell or become. What happens when things go bad though? I watch football. It’s strange I know, but I’ve seen some […]
I have been writing for a while under this tag line…taking steps toward leadership. I have talked about the character building a leader has to do and all the logical things you can check off your list. The ideas you get from the books and the seminars and the self help blogs and webinars and […]
Remember when Self Improvement was all the rage? How long ago was that? Oh, wait, it’s on going. I heard something surprising yesterday. “People are imperfect beings. Striving for perfection is impossible because the goal is unreachable. Perfection will not assure your destination is heaven, only grace can do that; so I don’t self-improve anymore.” […]
I have to be consistent. I need to post something on this site every day. Post something on Taking Steps Check.
This was really in my brain. It wiggled and poked and irritated to the point where I had to write. I have a friend that is atheist. For some reason, atheism promotes a view that life has little value if it isn’t yours. This seems incongruous. Not believing in a god of any sort shouldn’t […]
Well, that was supposed to be funny. I am in a writing group, and one of our members said that he started out as a good writer. Then he went to college…dat dat DAHHHHH. His “left brain” took over and he wrote technically and sterilely. He was now a BAD writer. Since he left college, […]