The 30 Second Heart Check… it will save your life!

Over the past few weeks I have notice a pattern, that left unchecked, will impose devastating limitations to reaching my full potential. It is a pattern everyone can easily fall into. It seems to happen without even us even realizing it. When it is pointed out in our lives, we often come up with excuses, … Continue reading The 30 Second Heart Check… it will save your life!

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12 Ways to Save Time at Work

I think about time a lot. A colleague recently told me that they think I have an internal clock that is always ticking, and relentlessly pressures me to respond. In many ways this is both a blessing and a curse. Whether this is good or bad, is a topic for another time. The reality however, … Continue reading 12 Ways to Save Time at Work

We Don’t Need Better Methods… We Need Stronger People!

We seem to be relentlessly in pursuit of increased efficiency and efficacy in all areas of life and work. We hire personal coaches to help us exercise, scour blogs for better ways to solve problems and hire consultants who claim to offer surefire fixes to complex problems. We love book summaries that help us accelerate … Continue reading We Don’t Need Better Methods… We Need Stronger People!

10 Tips for Effective Crucial Conversations

Have you ever had any of the following situations: A friend offends you An employee disrespects you A boss is unreasonably critical of you A neighbor does something to irritate you A co-worker continually disrupts you A family member hurts you If you are like me... and all the other humans on the planet, you probably said yes … Continue reading 10 Tips for Effective Crucial Conversations

One Grip Higher: 15 Things the Most Successful Leaders Do Automatically Every Day

A recent article from http://www.Forbes.com highlighted the 15 things the most successful leaders in the word do automatically every day.  There are so many great nuggets in this article... it could easily have been 15 separate One Grip Higher postings. Click here to read the article with the descriptions of each leadership quality on the … Continue reading One Grip Higher: 15 Things the Most Successful Leaders Do Automatically Every Day