Question of the Day #324

Is your future self going to be pleased with the next decision you make?

Question of the Day #323

Busy? Are you doing too many things or the wrong things?

Question of the Day #322

Is it possible to make progress without making decisions?

Question of the Day #321

Look around your organization: Do you see people who work together or do you see a team?

Question of the Day #320

How open are you to possibility?

it was what it was

It Was What It Was

I like to pay close attention to the words others use when they communicate. I am most in tune with prepositions and pronouns, and firmly believe we can tell a great deal about how a person sees himself and the world around him by counting the I/We, Us/Them, and For/With ratios. I also enjoy seeing […]

Question of the Day #319

What will you create today?

Question of the Day #318

Is it possible to make progress without making decisions?

Question of the Day #317

What assumptions in your life deserve questioning?

Question of the Day #316

What do you take for granted?

Question of the Day #315

If you had one year left to live, how would you spend today? If you had the rest of your life to live, how will you spend the day? Should there be a difference?

Question of the Day #314

What is your intention for the day?

Question of the Day #313

Who do you think you are?

Something Bigger

Something Bigger Than Ourself

I have long taken great pride in being a part of something far bigger than myself. For me, that happens to be serving as a proud member of the greatest Navy in the world. It is that very pull of being part of something bigger that gives so many great Americans reason to volunteer significant […]

Question of the Day #312

Which word do you find yourself using more: ‘And’ or ‘But’?

Question of the Day #311

When is the next time you will visibly celebrate the greatness exhibited by a teammate?

Question of the Day #310

What was the most recent thing you did that was truly brilliant?

Question of the Day #309

When you go to meetings do you tend to sit in a seat that maximizes your ability to influence or to hide?

Question of the Day #308

What was the last good deed you did?

Question of the Day #307

Do  you find that the more you reveal about yourself the more people like you?

Leader-Mad-Born

Sponsoring Opportunities to Lead

Leadership is not a position or title, it is action, choice, and example. Our behaviors may in fact result in leadership opportunity down the road, and while we have complete control over our behavior, opportunity is almost always in the hands of others. We can create opportunity for ourselves, but in all honesty we are merely giving […]

Question of the Day #306

If all leaders are readers, are you?

Question of the Day #305

When was the last time you wrote an essay that wasn’t assigned?

Question of the Day #304

Are you happy, fulfilled, neither, or both?

Question of the Day #303

How will you make today even better than yesterday?

Question of the Day #302

Do you care enough about the right things? Too much about the wrong ones?

Question of the day #301

Is your supervisor a leader or a boss?

Question of the Day #300

Is there a difference between an excuse and a reason?

StrangerDanger

The Value of the Strange Leader (Guest Post)

Dr. Rebecca Siders is a passionate human being with varied interests that center around making the world a better place, inspiring people in her company to reach new heights, and challenging herself to continually live outside her comfort zone. She currently serves at Navy Cyber Defense Operations Command (NCDOC) where she is leading many lines […]

Question of the Day #299

What are you doing to protect your identity?