Discover Your Purpose and Define Your Core Focus

I am a huge fan of gapingvoid, a company focused on culture design. One of their daily blogs talked about a company’s purpose, and defined a leader’s job as, “. . . to find the slice of glory in ‘what’ we do, no matter how mundane, and find the people who are excited by that.” […]

Focus on Essentials—What NOT to Take

As a former backpacker, I was taught, “backpacking is the art of knowing what NOT to take.” Think about that for a moment—it is about focusing on the essentials because the remainder will not achieve your desired outcome. The Appalachian Trail is 2,200 miles long, and we were fastidious about what NOT to take. We […]