True Failure Happens Only When You Give Up

True Failure Happens Only When You Give Up

TRUE FAILURE HAPPENS ONLY WHEN YOU GIVE UP LEADERSHIP ENDURANCE   Before the days of Kermit, Miss Piggy and Gonzo the great…there was Wilkins and Wontkins. Henson and team would take W&W on the Today Show and the very popular Jimmy Dean Show. Henson...
Moving Beyond Criticism as a Leader

Moving Beyond Criticism as a Leader

MOVING BEYOND CRITICISM AS A LEADER LEADERSHIP ENDURANCE   People HATED him. That’s not an understatement. He was a threat to their way of life. The hate mail came in by the bag loads. It wasn’t the mail that worried his friends, but the threats. He was on a...
Let Perspective Inspire You

Let Perspective Inspire You

LET PERSPECTIVE INSPIRE YOU LEADERSHIP ENDURANCE   I’ve written before about how perspective can be the fuel to help you keep going in difficult days. Another aspect of perspective is to find people who inspire you and learn about their lives. This is a key...
Don’t Let Mistakes Paralyze Your Leadership

Don’t Let Mistakes Paralyze Your Leadership

DON’T LET MISTAKES PARALYZE YOUR LEADERSHIP LEADERSHIP ENDURANCE   Ever feel like you made a mistake? Better yet, have you ever looked in the rearview mirror and seen a series of mistakes? And then when you saw all that, you sat in those feelings and...
As a Leader, Your Words Matter

As a Leader, Your Words Matter

AS A LEADER, YOUR WORDS MATTER LEADERSHIP ENDURANCE   It was a mess. The whole thing was just a big mound of mess. In just thirty days, General Ulysses Grant had lost 50,000 men. Imagine that—50,000 men are dead under your leadership. The Union wasn’t advancing...
Learning from Explorer Ernest Shackleton’s Example

Learning from Explorer Ernest Shackleton’s Example

LEARNING FROM EXPLORER ERNEST SHACKLETON’S EXAMPLE LEADERSHIP ENDURANCE   Editor’s Note: Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton (1874-1922) was an Irish Antarctic explorer who led three British expeditions to the Antarctic. In attempting the Imperial Trans-Antarctic...