Dealing With Disappointment

Dealing With Disappointment

The experience of stepping forward, suddenly realizing the floor is lower than you expected, and having to scramble to rebalance before you fall is a good analogy for what it’s emotionally like to feel a sharp sense of disappointment. We all know how uncomfortable it...
A Leader’s Most Important Skill

A Leader’s Most Important Skill

Say the word ‘leader,’ and most people picture an assertive individual giving instruction, taking charge, and providing direction. In other words, they picture someone talking. Other people will picture someone who listens, thinks deeply, and then offers guidance or...
How to Build Self-Confidence

How to Build Self-Confidence

When it comes to self-confidence, many people think that it’s a personality trait, an indicator they’re doing something right, or that it will come to them if they can only figure out the magical formula to create it. It’s none of that. And it doesn’t matter if you’re...