• Mike Ayers

Leaders must find a way to make peace with the paradox of the now and the not yet.

Always being able to push in order to make new things possible, and yet not losing the ability to celebrate the present. Not being lazy, yet not being obsessively driven. Not making excuses, yet not excusing incompetence. Leaders live with tension... and the tension between what should be done and what can be done is a constant one.

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Leaders as Change Agents...

People change when they hurt so badly that they have to, or when they hope so passionately that they want to. Pain and passion produce change. Leaders therefore create an appetite for change in others

Is It Us?

While we don’t like to hear it, in truth we often experience problems in our lives and leadership because of our own actions, insecurities, and ill-motivated decisions.