Know when to quit

Know when to quit

“You’ve got to know when to hold ’em Know when to fold ’em Know when to walk away And know when to run.” I don’t think Kenny Rogers was talking about leadership when he wrote The Gambler, but there’s a lot we can learn from his gambling approach. A...
The only thing I regret is my regret

The only thing I regret is my regret

“Regret is an appalling waste of energy; you can’t build on it; it’s only good for wallowing in.” ~Katherine Mansfield A client was stuck in regret, full-blown regret. We were in the midst of a telephone coaching session, and she was in the midst of telling me, over...
Do the hustle

Do the hustle

“Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.” ~Abraham Lincoln Many times I’ve written of taking your time, sitting things out, pausing to reflect, not rushing in haste…all of these are important. There are also times to be the one...