Arête is Personal Excellence in Action

Arête is the art of expressing personal excellence, like a garden in full bloom on a warm Summer’s day.

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7 Ways to Ramp Up New Team Members Fast

I want to shine the spotlight on 7 specific practices that really helped new team members learn the ropes and get up to speed fast. New members were able to hit the ground running, and quickly catapult their performance through a culture of trial-by-fire, tough love, and extreme support.

By January 22, 2014 4 Comments Read More →

The Quest for Excellence

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” — Will Durant A while back, I remember a colleague making the comment that in order for a business, or a person to thrive, they need to take on the relentless pursuit of something … anything. It’s the relentless pursuit […]

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Even on Top of a Mountain

When you are really good, people will seek you out, even on top of a mountain. It’s true, and I see it time and again. It’s hard to hide extreme skill or extreme excellence.

By September 4, 2012 3 Comments Read More →

Embrace the Effort

Embrace the effort. If the effort is worth it, go for it. Effort is how we expand what we are capable of. When it is not worth the effort? When you are chasing what other people want for you, versus what you want for you.

By July 30, 2012 4 Comments Read More →