What We Can All Learn from My Monthly Freak-Out

I’m about to allow myself a moment of vulnerability with you. Brace yourself. There’s a certain day about once each month that I dread more than any other day. It’s the day I go into my accounting software and take a good, hard look at the numbers. I look at what I brought in. I look at what I spent. I compare them to what I think they should be. And then...
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How to Deal With People Who Irritate You

There’s a guy at my gym who gets on my nerves. We’ll call him Keith. Keith isn’t a bad guy. He hasn’t hurt me or wronged me in any way. For reasons I’ll get to in a second, I just don’t really like him all that much. And I see him every single day. Every single day we’re in each other’s space. Every single day we circle each other as we use the same equi...
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What Great Leaders Know About Screwing Up

I’m not going to lie. I’ve screwed up a lot in life. I’ve made all kinds of mistakes – both stupidly mild and fairly serious. I’ve forgotten the names of people I know and pretended to know people I’ve never met I’ve said the wrong thing -- or done the wrong thing – and hurt people’s feelings I’ve crashed cars and parked illegally I’ve spent too much m...
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