The Real Reason We Procrastinate

Ever since high school, I’ve struggled with procrastination. And for more than twenty years, I assumed that my problem was that I was lazy, unmotivated, or unworthy. That sounded good, but it just wasn’t true. Procrastination isn’t a character flaw. It’s the byproduct of an inner conflict: a part of us wants to do something and another part doesn’t. And …

The Practice of Leaping and Being Caught

Faith has been one of the most challenging topics in my life. I was raised in a devoutly religious family. As an intellectual teenager, I began to question the beliefs I’d been raised with and found that I couldn’t reconcile them with my scientific worldview. So when I moved out to go to college, I also moved away from my …

Why Big People Settle for Small Goals

As an executive coach and leadership consultant, I’ve had the honor of working with a host of amazing clients, including corporate executives, best-selling authors, private equity magnates, and high flying entrepreneurs. In doing so, I’ve found that even the most successful people have areas where they feel insecure, inadequate or stuck. Even the strongest leaders have choices they struggle over …