Tag: Self-Assessment

Lessons In Loneliness: Look Beyond The Initial Feeling To Learn, Build, And Move Beyond

Leadership Lessons: As with “failure,” a freedom exists in the lessons of loneliness that can remind us to take care of and focus on ourselves first in order to move forward toward fulfillment, satisfaction, and happiness.

The theme and feeling of loneliness came up several times for me this week.

Luckily, it wasn’t my
own.

Instead, it started when I published the blog post When It Comes To What You Want, What Does It Cost To Be Who You Really Are? In it I mentioned that the loneliness of an entrepreneur I had recently met was somewhat of the inspiration for writing the post.

A few days later, I read an article on NPR.org entitled


Track And Assess Your Developmental Stages, Or Lose Out On Who You Can Be


Leadership Lesson: Acknowledging the separation between who you’ve been and what you’ve done in the past, and how you plan to build upon that going forward, allows you to track, assess, and strengthen your development and growth.

The dog days of summer are a distant memory. The Halloween season is upon us, with the holiday season around the corner, and the new year not too far behind.

At this point, no matter their level of education and experience, students have settled into the routines and classes of the new school year. The novelty and anxiety of the early school year has (hopefully) worn off, coinciding with a ramp-up in the work, responsibility, and accountability of their curriculum. There’s no more talk of “back-to-school” anything –…


From The Twitterverse: Elon Musk, Your Most Difficult Problems, and How You Solved Them

Leadership Lesson: What someone considers a problem — and how they address it and all the factors surrounding it — demonstrates a lot about how they pay attention to what is around them, their self-awareness, and how they learn from their experiences.

What’s your problem?

Ok, most of us have several. Let’s not go through the list of today’s. But name one from your past. A tough one. What was it? How did you deal with it? How did it change you?

The reason I ask is that I recently came across the tweet below which mentions how Elon Musk weeds people out in interviews. He asks the question: “What were the most difficult problems you faced and how did you solve them?”


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