Podcast – The Uncomfortable Truth – Episode 49: Why We Eat Our Young

The endemic cynicism and pessimism of so many people remind me of alligators who habitually eat their own offspring.  Have you noticed that many of us search for bad news and seem to believe that things are never good enough? Let’s put things back into perspective.

Podcast – The Uncomfortable Truth – Episode 48: Talent and Numbers

If you don’t have a critical mass, you’re not going to find critical talent.  When you don’t have enough numbers in a company, or a city, or a country – the result is this…

Podcast – The Uncomfortable Truth – Episode 47: Napoleon Hill and I

This podcast discusses my indirect association with Napoleon Hill through my old boss, and why thinking alone won’t make you rich.  Think and grow rich? Not so fast.

Podcast – The Uncomfortable Truth – Episode 46: The Humility Myth

Humility is NOT a desirable trait for professionals because no customer, client, or consumer screams out for a humble surgeon.  You’ve probably heard advice alluding to the need for humility. Here’s why that advice is overrated.

Podcast – The Uncomfortable Truth – Episode 45: Who’s That Knocking?

Awards are a dime a dozen, but acknowledgment can mean all the difference in the world.  Don’t wait for acknowledgment, shout it out. Don’t be afraid to tell people what you’ve done.

Podcast – The Uncomfortable Truth – Episode 44: The Great Fork in the Road

You can take a fork or ignore a fork, you have to choose a side.  There’s almost always a better way, and you need to be able to admit this fact of life to yourself if you want to experience growth.

Podcast – The Uncomfortable Truth – Episode 43: The Limits of Technology

Keeping our perspective when ballistic missile warnings are wrong and German Shepherd hair can foil a robot.  Sure, technology can do a great many things, but are we stopping often enough to consider its limits?

Podcast – The Uncomfortable Truth – Episode 42: Negotiating with Time

Time is a priority, not a resource. You can no more negotiate with it than you can with a hurricane. But you can get out of the way of the storm.  Many people view time as some sort of enemy or competitor. This might change a few perspectives.

Podcast – The Uncomfortable Truth – Episode 41: Introspection

Why spending time examining who you really are and what your calling is can ruin your life.  Introspection ought to be a good thing, right? Not so much. I explain why in this episode of The Uncomfortable Truth.

Podcast – The Uncomfortable Truth – Episode 40: The Lobster Principle

How a crustacean can demonstrate positive traits for all of us by being vulnerable.  Lobsters are not just for the seafood enthusiast. Pay attention, as they can provide valuable lessons that you need to be in tune with – for business and for life.