Your Comfort Zone is Over-rated – Get Uncomfortable

Several months ago I made a commitment that was well outside my comfort zone. I agreed to give an important speech at an important event. “Big deal,” I hear you say, “I give speeches all the time”. But this was no ordinary speech… I would deliver it entirely in a language other than my own. … Read more Your Comfort Zone is Over-rated – Get Uncomfortable


“I Surrender” – Why Taking Control Means Letting Go

“Control what you can control. Don’t lose sleep worrying about things that you don’t have control over because, at the end of the day, you still won’t have any control over them.” ~ Cam Newton The bigger the job, the more complex the problem, the more crowded the market, the more things seem to be … Read more “I Surrender” – Why Taking Control Means Letting Go


Thinking on your Feet: Leadership Communication

Thinking on your Feet

In a recent post, I spoke about a leader’s most valuable talent¬†– the ability to resist making complicated things overly simple, appealing to the lowest common denominator. ¬†This really got me thinking about one of the skills that we all respect and admire in great leaders: thinking on your feet. Some people are brilliant at … Read more Thinking on your Feet: Leadership Communication