Taking Steps Toward Leadership–Imagination

Thanks Christian for the inspiration. Imagination is seeing beyond what you see.  That doesn’t make sense.  Hmmm.  Imagination is seeing what lies beneath the surface.  No, not really.  Ummm.  Ok, Imagination is the ability to put people into a what-if scenario and know what happens.  Well?  Not entirely.  It’s a talent that you can’t develop–either […]

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–Low Self Esteem

How can you have Low Self Esteem and be a Narcissist?  One of my readers describes herself like that. Hotchkiss identified what she called the seven deadly sins of narcissism: Shamelessness: Shame is the feeling that lurks beneath all unhealthy narcissism, and the inability to process shame in healthy ways. Magical thinking: Narcissists see themselves […]


What would you do? “You are different.  You are not like us.  We know what you’re capabilities are, and what they’re not.  If you exhibit this kind of thought, you’re that kind of person.  If you show this type of action, you’re this other type of person.  Therefore, you cannot think this way and act that […]