Taking Steps Toward Leadership–self improvement

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.” […]

Taking Steps Toward Leadership–Impostor Syndrome and other silliness

Dunning-Kruger did a study to find out how to find out if you’re stupid.  Now, hear me out!  There are 4 competencies…Unconscious incompetence, Conscious incompetence, Conscious competence and finally Unconscious competence.  If you’re unconsciously incompetent, you don’t know what you don’t know.  This is where this study comes into play.  They ask people who are […]

Taking Steps Toward Leadership–I didn’t have a choice

The only ways you can’t be backed into a corner are 1. no walls or 2. a round room.  I’m seeing a lot of situations when someone does something terribly dangerous, terribly wrong, or terribly stupid and when asked why, the perpetrator of these deeds replies, “I had NO CHOICE!” Then something disastrous takes place. […]

Of Course I’m serious!

I was ranting on something I saw while binge watching Blue Bloods.  The plot was simple.  Woman is found in bed and she’s been smothered.  There are no defensive wounds.  The ME’s office discovers that she would have been dead in a month or so from Pancreatic Cancer.  Who would kill this woman?  Husband says […]