Most pianist understand the importance of “Middle C” in orienting themselves as they begin to play. In leadership “middle C” represents compassion – both the ability and the desire to feel for and with those you are called to lead.
As you set goals, especially those tied to very “narrow” constraints, be careful that you don’t substitute one level of uncertainty and frustration for something far more “pressuring” and unpredictable. Read on if you’ve ever set a goal but struggled to reach it.
We are all trying to “puzzle” our way through life. As you piece together your identity, consider the people, communities, and values that impact you.
You’ve likely heard the children’s story about the ugly duckling. What difference does a change in perspective make? Read on to find out how you can relate to his experience.
You’re on a journey… not just to discover the light shining within you, but to let it out and let it shine. That moment when you discover who you really are and why you’re really here—your ultimate, individual “why”—and then align your life so that you’re living it… it’s absolutely glorious. To you and to everybody else.
You are capable of greatness. In fact, it is already within you. You just need to discover it, and then work to bring your life into alignment so that your life’s mission and your life become one and the same. That’s when you’ll shine. That’s when you’ll experience full joy and fulfillment, when you’re actions align to your purpose. We can help.
We must make a fundamental change to how we view ourselves—not as the product of our past, but for the potential of our future. Watch Rusty Lindquist use his personal story to introduce a foundational aspect of Escape Velocity at TEDx.
The hardest handicaps to overcome are mental. It happens when we tell ourselves the wrong story. Change the story.
These four truths about mastery and personal progress will help you find fulfillment, purpose, and direction in life, and will help you get past your failures.
Sometimes it helps to look at life through a different lens—using a powerful analogy. This one tends to be highly effective in helping us view our life objectively.
The inspiring story of Ted Williams, and why you should never judge a person by your first impression of them.
The key to dealing with stress is in your perspective. If you have a strong foundational perspective of yourself—of where you’re going and what you need to do to get there—stress can become fuel that propels you, rather than a gravitational pull that holds you back.
A common decision-making error called “lock-in”, which plagues so many people and prevents them from changing paths or moving forward in their lives.
For our change initiatives to be successful, we have to get down the the core, what really drives change, this is what really matters.
Our schools are the incubators of the future, and right now they’re scarcely lukewarm. Our nation’s education ratings are among the lowest of all developed countries.
The key to living a life of fulfillment and happiness is ensuring that these ascending needs are met.
Driving awareness and empathy to the issue of homelessness in America. Be aware, and help by sharing.
Simon Sinek describes how it is that great leaders inspire action—why some people are able to achieve things when others are not. He explains a new way of looking at how people approach what they do.
The inspiring story of how a young man was saved by a simple expression of how important he was, in this touching story of “Who I Am Makes a Difference.”
These three things will increase your chances of success, and you’ll learn why airplane windows are round.