More to come on curiosity. The curious win more often than you think. See this evolutionary tid-bit to realize that your ancestors must have been more curious than others. Scientists Show Laziness Lead to the Extinction of Primitive Humans

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No Box

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Someone asked me the other day… “are you an outside the box thinker?” I said, “what box?” They laughed and said, “you know someone who isn’t constrained by conventional wisdom.” I replied, “I completely understood your question. You didn’t understand my response. I never see a box. Now do you understand my answer?” The world…

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4 Best Questions for Winners

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Questions of the day (and every other day) for leaders only. Q1: Who trains the most diverse (and random) groups of new talent every day? A1: The US military Q2: Who are the most VUCA ready personnel on earth? A2: The US special forces Q3: What is the only way to train people for all…

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Veterans just get it


I just spoke to another veteran (19 years) who is like minded about experiential. He’s a leadership coach with humility and knows what he learned in the military simply isn’t taught in school. And he said a beautiful thing. He said he was spoiled by the military. Most people think the opposite. He meant it…

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Top 5

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I dread the Top N article approach, but LinkedIN keeps telling me to write this way.  So, I decided to try it. Top 5 reasons why your organization lacks leadership.  Your leaders… were trained in an expensive classroom by listening to / reading from “expert(s)” believe they’re naturally born to do so, because the experts told…

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What does the famous Nike saying “Just Do It” mean? To most it means getting off your butt and taking action. To the leadership industry, it means “Pay big $$$ to listen to someone important talk.” Seriously?! You expect more of yourself than that. And you know that watching Survivorman isn’t experiential. And ONLY experiential…

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A one of its kind, enlightened experiment in governance was ignited 242 years ago as of tomorrow. Celebrate it. Read the Declaration of Independence. See it’s beauty, wisdom, and it’s honesty about the flaws of humanity. Then ask yourself… am I doing everything I can to further this great experiment? Because too many of us…

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Albert Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity is one of the most tested and validated theories in history.  It has withstood rigorous scientific testing for a century, and that is nothing short of remarkable. A key element of Einstein’s special theory of relativity, which involved his keen observations about gravity, provided him with what he later…

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