Setting Limits: 15 Ways to Do More By Giving Ourselves Less

Setting Limits - 15 Ways to Do More By Giving Ourselves Less

Is having no limits really a good thing? We often find ourselves wishing that the limitations in our lives were gone.  We yearn for a mythical time when we can do whatever we want however we want for as long as we want.  Two things about this though:  1)  It’s never going to happen; and […]

Problem Solving Steps: 3 Steps to Take Before You Take Any Steps

Problem Solving Steps - 3 Steps to Take Before You Take Any Steps

Is the first problem solving step really ‘Identify the Problem?’ If you’ve ever watched someone who is tired or emotional struggling to solve a problem, you know that somebody forgot a step in the problem solving process. People can get so wrapped up in the problem of having a problem that they can’t think straight, […]

Book Notes – Originals by Adam Grant

What does it take to question the status quo and produce something original? That’s the question that author Adam Grant poses in his 2016 book Originals:  How Non-Conformists Move the World.  The answer he reaches might surprise you. Grant takes us on a journey through recent history, into the psychology lab, and behind the doors […]

How to Find Creative Solutions: The Case of the Falling Egg

Find Creative Solutions

Got a problem and having trouble finding a solution? Not long ago I was invited to work with a local youth group on leadership skills.  But though I was the “teacher,” the students managed to remind me of something very important about leadership and problem solving. Today we’ll look at three ways you can approach […]