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Choosing the Path of Personal Growth is Hard

One of the biggest reasons personal growth can be challenging is mental dissonance. Understanding and working through dissonance requires self-awareness and a willingness to take risks. And it requires discipline and daily effort.

Mars Bound (and Earthbound) Team Development

Space travel to the moon and the planets has always fascinated me. Looking at pictures from the Mars Rover in 2021, I often thought I’d love to travel to Mars to see the views in person if given the chance. An article in the December 18, 2021 edition of the Economist...

You Have the Power to Create Your Reality – For Better or Worse

What you think of as “reality” is actually an interaction between what is happening “out there” and the interpretations your brain makes of the data it takes in through your senses. These interpretations are heavily influenced by past experiences including concepts you were taught growing up and emotionally intense events you have lived through.

Consensus Decision Making and Teamwork are Not the Same

The Bailey Group was recently hired to help “LevelUP” an Executive Leadership Team. Interviewing team members and the results from the PBC High Performing Teams Assessment (PBC HPTA) showed that the team was performing well, but had two serious issues: · Difficulty...