Category Archives: motivate

Because I Am Possessed

I am possessed by this obligation, she said.  Possessed!  Possessed she repeated…did you hear me?  That’s why I lead.  I am obligated to others to help them succeed. Quite an emotional response to a seemingly obvious follow up question.  The first question I had asked was far too open.  But open by my design.  Where…

Cleaned My Desk Today

That is a good Friday feeling.  Wow, it was a tough week.  I put on my coat, and after placing the wooden hangar on the silver hook mounted on the back of my door, I glanced  into the office, and it felt, oh, so good.  My wife was working late on this Friday, and it…

My Boss Is Relentless

When I asked Tim what was on his mind, he really opened up.   “I love my job.  I really do.  But there are some things that make it really unbearable.  I mean, I’m really good at what I do.  Well, that’s what my friends tell me.  The company is great, and I believe in…

Achievement Drive – Is there some Mozart within you?

Have you ever been in the presence of someone who has this unmatched passion and drive to succeed at what they set out to do?  Don’t you look at them and feel this huge “aha” moment, and wish it were you?  We typically apply this to a high achieving athlete, such as an NFL quarterback…

But, Do I Have To Like People To Be A Leader?

We have concluded one of the twelve behaviors of the Rare Leader™ is to be high in “relationships”.  The quick response from some people has been…”so what you’re telling me, is that if I don’t like to be around people I can’t lead?”   I’ve heard feedback on assessments when I review candidates for an…