Tag: perseverance

What To Do When You’re Really Stuck

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I received this email from subscriber (modified enough for anonymity). Let’s call him Guy.

Would you be up to offer a little free advice to beat down manager? I have been in some type of leadership position for over a decade now. Two years ago I took over as manager of the noted, “ really tough crowd” in our company. A slight understatement, but–I was up for the challenge. In discussions

6 Ways To Encourage Persistence (Without Crushing Your Team)
“Persist through CRAP.Criticism, Rejection, Assholes, and Pressure.”
~ Richard St. John

Persistence– the common denominator of success. Dissect the stories of highly successful people across any context: relentless commitment, radical hours, laser focus, tremendous sacrifice. I’m always inspired by the stories

One Dip or Two? Lesson’s From Seth Godin’s The Dip thumbnail

How do you know when to muscle through and when it’s time to stop? This concept, coined by Seth Godin as “the dip” is vital to understand in our own work and in our leadership of others.

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work”
~ Thomas Edison

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