“Being Right” is Dead Wrong

My colleague, Andy Bryce, and I were able to spend two days last week working with a wonderful family who are in the middle of a multi-year transition of the family’s business to their very capable rising generation. Today, as we reflected on the progress the family had made together, Andy and I were musing […]

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Being on a Roll, Part 4

We’re ready to take a deeper dive now, exploring the difference between analytical and intuitive thinking. Dr. Roger Sperry, a 1981 Nobel Prize winner, found that two distinctly different brains coexist inside our heads. Each processes information quite differently and independently from one another, using different processing languages.  As a result, each one accumulates and […]

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Being on a Roll, Part 4: The Astounding Power of Recognizing Strengths in Others

In my last post discussing the groundbreaking book, Breaking the Rules, by Kurt and Patricia Wright, we learned to reframe our old outmoded relationships to the belief that people actually have weaknesses, when in fact we only have strengths. Some strengths are baby strengths, to be sure, but any ability we have to do something […]

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Being on a Roll, Part 2: Removing the Obstacles to Having an Effortless and Thriving Personal and Family Life

As we discussed previously, if we are going to be “on a roll” in our personal, business, and family lives, focusing on what is going right will generate more of those things that are going well.  Having this focus is like plugging ourselves into an unlimited personal source of power. In contrast, focusing on what’s […]

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