Everyday Questions

How are you measuring success?

The ultimate actionable strategy for business and personal growth is powerful questioning. Before you map out that elaborate plan for success, ask yourself: If you look back at the prior 12 months (or 12 years), would you consider your life and business successful? By default, most businesses measure success by profit and growth. Fair enough. But I’m asking you as an individual – a human – to challenge this default. What if you measured success by your accomplishments? Not the size...

Continue reading...

What happens if you say yes?

Long or short, complex or simple, a powerful question evokes discovery and insight, clarity and commitment, and innovation and action. Here’s a question to inspire action: Maybe you’ve been asked to speak at an event. Or maybe you’ve been asked to create something you’ve never created before. What happens if you say yes? Can you see yourself doing that thing? Speaking at that event? Delivering on the promise? How will you feel? What will you need to do? How will you...

Continue reading...

What will happen if you say no?

Asking the right question at the right time can change everything. You’re under a deluge of requests. Requests for your time, your money, and your attention. Many of these requests align with your values and goals. Fantastic. Say yes to those. Otherwise, ask yourself: What will happen if I say no? If you truly want to work on the right thing, at the right time, for the right reason, and in your own way – you’ll have to say NO to...

Continue reading...