Increment Progress Over Misguided Momentum (Kaizen)

As important as momentum is to progress, momentum in the wrong direction or in too many directions at once is counterproductive. We need to break free from the things that are holding us back, whether these are fear, procrastination, distraction, or some other form of internal or external resistance, and get moving in the direction…

Stillness Guides Progress

For those of us driven by creativity, by innovation, and progress, the idea of being still can feel threatening, sometimes even life-threatening. Some of us need to stay in motion in order to feel alive. We need to be doing something, to be working on something, or to be making something in order to feel…

A Little Bit Of (Measured) Progress Each Day

Progress does not have to be extreme, but it has to be consistent and it has to be observable. We all need to feel like we are making progress in our lives, like our lives have purpose and meaning. One way to accomplish this is to set measurable, achievable goals for each day. These goals…

The Risk of Momentum

“The best rock ‘n roll is always on the verge of chaos.” -Unknown When we gain some momentum in our lives, when we are moving full speed ahead without a care in the world, we are at our most confident and our most sure, but we are also at our highest risk for failure. This…