It Never Gets Old

Photo by HuNoI recently spent time with a group of nonprofit leaders discussing a wide variety of issues relevant to the sector. When I reviewed their written evaluations of our time together, I was surprised at the frequency with which one concept was mentioned as...

It’s Not About You

Photo by cobalt123Have you ever found yourself intensely frustrated or angry at a team member?Frequently, this happens because we take what they said, did, or didn't do very personally. Consequently, we start saying to ourselves something like, "How could that little so and so treat...

The Only Way Out

Photo by Mahatma4711 "Remember, you chose this."Those words were spoken to me nearly twenty years ago. I was complaining about a difficult leadership situation that called for personal sacrifice on my part. The friend I was talking with listened quietly and then responded with those few...