Category: Sue’s Daily Blog

In an Instant #940 

Published on September 23, 2022 Written by

Relationships matter.   At the heart of it, there is nothing else.  When you run your business as if the busyness is the business, you lose.  Relationships are the intangible and visceral heart of all that matters. When you lose sight of this reality focusing on the tasks and things to do, you’ll also lose something… View Article

Hindsight is 20/20 #939 

Published on September 22, 2022 Written by

While I pride myself on doing the right thing, there are times I look back with the wisdom and perspective I lacked in the moment.  I had an event to do on the East Coast. We were scheduled in a way it would work with another event on the West Coast immediately following. It was… View Article

The Gateway to Humility #938 

Published on September 21, 2022 Written by

“Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.”  ― Rumi  Last week, I lost my temper. Though I apologized quickly, it doesn’t matter, I can’t take it back. My words won’t be unheard. It may be forgiven and even forgotten, but it doesn’t change the impact.  It wasn’t the first time;… View Article

Her Unmistakable Tether #937

Published on September 20, 2022 Written by

I had the gift of a few hours with my dear friend’s parents recently. They were in town visiting family and honoring her on the second anniversary of completing her dance with cancer. It was a wonderful way to grieve, connect and reminisce. Bittersweet with memories and love with her unmistakable tether uniting us. She… View Article

Always #936 

Published on September 19, 2022 Written by

I talk a lot about core values being the touchstone for cultural accountability with our clients. Recently, one of our newer clients was reviewing their values in our session and emphatically sharing how their many new hires were receiving them well.  As they described, these bright, shiny, new people loved the core values during the… View Article

What Dorothy Said #935 

Published on September 16, 2022 Written by

Time together builds connection.  We have a chosen family. We prefer this term to step or blended. It’s required intentional attention to become close, and it’s worth it.  This summer, we’ve spent several weekends at our lake home on the water, playing games, talking, and laughing. While you’d think it would get old, it doesn’t…. View Article

Reshaping the Curve #934 

Published on September 15, 2022 Written by

Did you know most learners will forget 90% of what they have learned within the first seven days? It’s called the Ebbinghaus Forgetting Curve.  The basic premise is that unless we consciously do something to retain newly acquired information, we’ll forget it. In fact, the forgetting curve is exponential in nature.   Most of the forgetting… View Article

Kinda #933 

Published on September 14, 2022 Written by

“Kinda will kill you. This is where good companies go to die.”  Mike Paton said this during a recent collaborative exchange and we all took note.   When you approach anything with a halfhearted, good enough is good enough attitude, it’s over.   You’ve begun the erosion fueled by mediocrity, settling where commitment would change the game. … View Article

That’s Impact #932 

Published on September 13, 2022 Written by

When you meet a wise soul, spend time with them.   I feel honored to have been mentored and coached by some really amazing humans in my lifetime. They strike me as wise souls. Never pushing anything, always asking questions that make me think.   Not just passing thoughts – probing, reflective thoughts.  When they speak, it… View Article

The Sum #931 

Published on September 12, 2022 Written by

When you think about your team, do you recognize you’ll only go as far and as fast as the sum of all?  It isn’t about any one of you, it’s about the collective. The intangible, connective tissue that bonds the team and makes those overlaps and gaps between you irrelevant.  It’s about finding resources, accelerating… View Article


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