Are you gritty enough?

Are you gritty enough?

I recently watched a TED video of Angela Lee Duckworth, a psychologist who has studied success in students, West Point cadets, teachers, sales people, and more. Her research has determined something we need to know as leaders, managers, individual contributors, and...
Inviting failure

Inviting failure

Some people will do anything to avoid failing. Playing it safe can certainly help you avoid a big embarrassing failure but it also keeps you stuck in mediocrity and invisibility. Listening to a radio interview recently, I heard the phrase “extraordinarily ordinary.”...