“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


“I’m Not Going to Make it…” Surviving Professional Crises

Professional Crises

“When written in Chinese, the word ‘crisis’ is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity” ~ John F. Kennedy I sat in my office on a Sunday afternoon and the tears began to flow. I was embarrassed – but I needn’t have been, there was nobody else around. I don’t … Read more “I’m Not Going to Make it…” Surviving Professional Crises


Overcome Overwhelm: Managing Work-related Stress

Overwhelm and Stress

“Much of the stress that people feel doesn’t come from having too much to do. It comes from not finishing what they’ve started.” ~ David Allen I’ve been reflecting on how much I’ve taken on.  Of my own doing, of course, but commitments none-the-less.  This week is particularly busy at work – largely responsibilities that … Read more Overcome Overwhelm: Managing Work-related Stress


Self Leadership: Take Care of You First

I’ve just had three days out of action with a particularly nasty head-cold.  (It’s winter right now in my part of the world.)  And while I really wanted to get in front of my computer and slog out something helpful for all of you fabulous people – I knew I wasn’t leading if I wasn’t … Read more Self Leadership: Take Care of You First