American society is constantly pushing the notion that we don’t have enough.
We don’t have enough accolades. We don’t have enough friends/family. We don’t have enough money.
I don’t know about you, but I’m sick of this attitude. Most of us have more than we know what to do with.
Our problem is no longer not having enough. It’s having too much.
We Have Enough
When I look back on the last 11 years of my life, it’s been a wild ride.
I’ve had times of gainful employment and not so gainful employment. The same goes for my wife.
We’ve had times where money wasn’t a problem. Then money was a problem.
But, even during those scarce times, we had more than enough to make due.
Food was always on the table. We had clothes on our backs. We were even able to feed our dogs. Read more...
Today is April Fools’ Day. It’s a day full of pranks, silly gags, and tricks to make people look foolish.
This day can be a lot of fun. It can also cause a lot of grief.
But I don’t want to focus on April Fools tricks. Instead, I want to focus on ways leaders are foolish and how we can stop that.
How Leaders Look Foolish
My heart breaks when I see leaders act foolishly. Not only do they hurt themselves. They hurt their teams.
The frustrating thing here is that leaders can do foolish things without realizing it.
They’re fools. No, wait… We’re fools as we all do these things.
So, what can a leader do to look foolish?
A leader looks foolish when he tries to act like he knows it all: Come on guys… No one out there knows everything. It’s just not possible. Read more...