Mark Sanborn's Leadership Blog

30Dec 2015

As the old saying goes, the only distance between a rut and a grave is distance and depth. So what is your strategy for “rut avoidance”? I’ve not met anyone who admitted they wanted to live their life in a rut (although some, it appears, have accomplished that feat). The end of a year is …

15Dec 2015

Five best-selling authors, Speaker Hall of Fame recipients, internationally-acclaimed business consultants and best buddies give their insights on business and life. From Joe Calloway: Here’s advice that I’m giving myself for 2016. You can partake of it as you see fit: Lighten up.  My family is healthy and happy and we’re all together.  In light …

01Dec 2015

Five best-selling authors, Speaker Hall of Fame recipients, internationally-acclaimed business consultants and best buddies give their insights on business and life. From Larry Winget: Most reach the end of the year and look back to do some evaluation. If you haven’t done that yet, do it now. Seriously, stop right now and look back at …

24Nov 2015

1. It is a muscle, not a muse. Creativity is developed from effort. The more you exercise your creativity, the stronger it becomes. 2. Persistance trumps passion. Rarely is great creativity accomplished quickly by passionate insight. More often it comes after much deliberation, labor and false starts. Passion is good, but persistence is more dependable. …