Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Monday, February 27, 2017

Keep Growing

If your problems are changing it could mean that you're growing.

It may feel uncomfortable. It may feel hard. It could be exactly what you need.

Keep growing.

-- Doug Smith

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Create No Harm

If you can solve the problem without hurting anyone the problem is more likely to stay solved.

-- Doug Smith

Friday, February 24, 2017


Collaborative problem solving brings rewards far beyond the solving of the problem.

-- Doug Smith

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Holding Center

The toughest problems to solve hold us at the center.

The center of the storm. The center of the problem. The center of emotional elevation.



Yes, the center is where you belong, so you are headed in the right direction. You just might need to drive the problem, rather than let the problem drive you.

Hold the problem at the center and keep your center, your focus, your balance where you will. It's up to you.

-- Doug Smth

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Today, I Will Be Like Water

Sometimes a problem can feel like a wall. Here's my approach to that wall today...

What's your approach to those walls that stand between you and a solution?

-- Doug Smith

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Something New To Learn

Constant learning improves our skills at solving problems.

Just when we might think that we have it all figured out, there is something new to learn. There is always something new to learn.

What have you learned today?

-- Doug Smith

Friday, February 10, 2017

Problems AND People

Centered leaders solve problems without hurting people.

That takes time. That takes attention. That takes focus.

-- Doug Smith

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Take Action!

Sometimes an increase in problems means that meaningful change is ready for action.

Are you ready to take that action?

-- Doug Smith

Power in Expectations

Our problems are often defined by our expectations.

Your expectations contain vast amounts of power. Power over what you will perceive, what you will do, and which problems you will solve. Choose your expectations carefully.

-- Doug Smith

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Shared Commitment

Shared commitment to solving a problem is just as important as the solution you choose.

-- Doug Smith

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Friday, February 3, 2017