The Importance of Being Genuine

There’s an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. Companies like Multihealth Systems, Talent Smart, Six Seconds and other providers of Emotional Assessment tools have tested the EQ of more than a million people and found that it explains 58% of success in all types of […]

Don’t Focus on What You Don’t Want

After reading these blogs about passion, motivation, positive thinking, are you still a non-believer? Then as you read on, please don’t think about a pile of crap. Don’t focus on poop. Don’t create a picture of poop in your mind or think about a bunch of poop about to be dumped on you. What are […]

Building Dedication

Many executives are surprised not only by the ownership and drive for implementation that comes from high-involvement approaches, but also by the improved quality of the answers that emerge. I found evidence of this from reading management consultant Noel Tichy’s most recent book, “Judgment on the Front Line: How Smart Companies Win By Trusting Their […]

Increasing Motivation

We’ve been examining motivation as it relates to Fearless Leadership. Here we’re going to continue our motivating factors. In business, there are three motivators: Need for achievement Need for affiliation Need for power How are you motivated? How can you apply the motivation concepts with the people who report to you or who you surround […]

A Mindful Moment Fuels Passion

Why do you think millions of girls miss school and women miss work in third world countries? Illness? Sick children? The surprising and answer was discovered by Elizabeth Scharpf, who was an intern in Mozambique in 2005 for the one-person private-sector development division of the World Bank. Scharpf was studying how small and medium-sized businesses […]

Why Do Fearless Leaders Think With Higher Consciousness?

People want to follow a leader with values who can think and act toward the greater good of all. When you experience the deeper satisfaction of thinking and solving problems from your higher consciousness, that depth of satisfaction is not available at a lower consciousness. This deeper thinking allows leaders to develop better strategies. An […]

Excel with Unrelenting Fire

“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” ― Wayne W. Dyer Sigmund Freud once said, “Consciousness is contagious.” Freud was correct. Your consciousness, whether it’s low, medium or high, wherever it is on the consciousness continuum, just like your attitude, influences everyone around you. If you have […]

Deepening Mindfulness

Now that you can add more time to your moment of mindfulness, you can also add more depth. The depths feels a little bit like sinking deeper into your mind where you can access greater creativity and where you can develop a variety of choices as to how you would like to respond. Can you […]

How Do You Expand the Mindful Moment?

You can expand mindful moments by increasing both the length of time of mindfulness and the depth of mindfulness. Mindful moments expand when you are able to stay in your observer-self, continuing to see your own beliefs, thoughts and emotions non-judgmentally. To create a mindful moment, you can develop cues for yourself. When you have […]

Mindfulness Is Power

“The little things? The little moments? They aren’t little.” – Jon Kabat-Zinn  The mindful moment is where mental magic happens. It’s your best stuff. Your most creative solutions. It’s where ad when higher consciousness thinking occurs. So what if you could increase the length and depth of your mindful moments, from the milliseconds they normally […]