Question of the Day #156

What progress did you make yesterday? How will you build upon it today?

Question of the Day #155

What motivates you most these days?

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Stretching

I enjoy physical exercise and fitness has been a significant part of my life for as long as I can remember. Admittedly, like most kids I was not aware that I was making fitness a priority, I was merely chasing a ball (baseball, soccer ball, and footballs were my favorites) and having fun with teammates. […]

Question of the Day #154

For whom will you serve as the first follower?

Question of the Day #153

When is the next time you will publicly elevate a peer?

Question of the Day #152

What are you doing that ONLY you can do?

Question of the Day #151

In which parts of your life do you feel most stretched?

Question of the Day #150

Are you truly participating in the world in which you want to be a part?

Question of the Day #149

How do you export the creative ideas from your mind and into the world?

Accidentally, On Purpose

I work in a field that is relatively new to the Navy. Truth is when you are part of a team that has been in formal existence for almost 240 years, there are many things that are “relatively” new. The mission area in which I am immersed is Defensive Cyberspace Operations. It’s not a mission that is […]

Question of the Day #148

How prevalent is a sense of urgency in your day to day?

Question of the Day #147

As a leader, is it more important that you make amazing things happen or create an environment where amazing things can happen?

Question of the Day #146

How present in the now is your vision of the future?

Question of the Day #145

How many teams are you on?

Question of the Day #144

Are you more focused on the goal line or the obstacles between you and it?

Question of the Day #143

What is your #1 Priority today? What is your next action? Are they aligned?

Question of the Day #142

When is it proper to use someone else’s idea?

Falling Short

Falling Short Differently

Last month, I observed a toddler who was attempting to walk. He struggled, yet persisted. He toddled to the right, he wobbled to the left, and he spent more time on his behind than on his feet. Each attempt resulted in him falling short of his goal, but each attempt gave him reason to try […]

Question of the Day #141

Are you too hard or too easy on yourself?

Question of the Day #140

Are you content with your ability to differentiate between right and wrong? When was the last time you chose to do something you believed was wrong?

Question of the Day #139

Will you spend today doing things that are intrinsically compelling?

Question of the Day #138

Forget grammar, are you living your life in the active or passive voice?

Question of the Day #137

What is the difference between wisdom and knowledge?

Question of the Day #136

What are you doing to develop your own character? How are you helping others to do the same?

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Outside the Pool

This last weekend was the All-City Swim Meet and the culmination of my son’s third year of swimming on the neighborhood team. Three years ago he was unable to muster a legal version of three of the four strokes, this year he broke team records in all but breast stroke (to include the individual medley). […]

Question of the Day #135

Do you believe you are better than you are? Would others say you might be overly prideful?

Question of the Day #134

Do you believe that your talent alone is not enough to execute your responsibilities at home or at work?

Question of the Day #133

When was the last time you did something you were ashamed of? How did you grow from it?

Question of the Day #132

Have you spent the time to truly understand your character flaws?

Question of the Day #131

Would you say you spend more time pursuing pleasure or purpose?