Words Matter

“Recognizing that words have consequences, that choices made by people in power can have a direct impact, not just on behaviours, but on our very institutions, is an important thing…What we choose to say, what we choose not to say, how we say it, has consequences.” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Canada, National Post, January 8,Continue reading “Words Matter”

Reframing Failure

It’s time to re-frame failure. To avoid the word, people have tried to soften it by calling it a setback, major disruption, mistake, error in judgment, etc.  Use whatever word you like, it isn’t the word that is the problem, but how you interpret it, or personalize it. The stories  below are examples of howContinue reading “Reframing Failure”

The Self-Confident Leader

What is it about self-confidence that is so appealing?   We are drawn to people who believe in themselves. Confident people are simply happy with where they are in life and believe they are capable of reaching their goals. Confident people seem to know what they want, and are not afraid to ask for it,Continue reading “The Self-Confident Leader”