These two words have come up in conversation this week multiple times. Either in me asking someone what is next for them, or someone asking me what's next for me. The latter of those two scenarios has me stumped... It has been a while since I have posted anything on my blog. Part of that … Continue reading What’s Next?
45... A triangular number... Not to get political, but Trump is our 45th president. I also turned 45 on my birthday a couple weeks ago... It is sobering to think that I could be more than half way done with this life! I think I missed my mid-life crisis years and didn't even get to … Continue reading 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 7 + 8 + 9 =
Adam Grant is someone I heard speak at the Global Leadership Summit a few years ago. He is an organizational psychologist, Wharton professor, New York Times bestselling author of GIVE AND TAKE, ORIGINALS, and OPTION B with Sheryl Sandberg. This morning, this post popped up on his Instagram feed: It got me thinking... Am I … Continue reading Human Judgment
MEANING is defined as: What is intended to be, or actually is, expressed or indicated; signification; import the end, purpose, or significance of something Intentioned full of significance; expressive PURPOSE is defined as: The reason for which something exists or is done, made, used, etc. an intended or desired result; end; aim; goal determination; resoluteness … Continue reading Meaning vs Purpose
Anyone have the tendency to glorify your past? I do... It tends to come up when I am trying to compare, outdo, one up or prove to someone that did not know me back then that I am more than what I may present in my mid-40's... The reality is this... glorifying my past only … Continue reading Ain’t No Half Steppin
... tell people how important they are to you. Always. Be blessed!
Let me first say that I realize there are a ton of articles, opinions and psychological explanations out there about this topic. Feel free to peruse those at your leisure. What I am going to share in this post is simply how it was explained to me many years ago and how it has impacted … Continue reading Paradox of Happiness
Everyone, including me, has uphill hopes but downhill habits... John Maxwell says, "Everything worthwhile is UPHILL. Life is not easy, never has been, isn't supposed to be... Everything we have in life that is beautiful, it is uphill. A great marriage? Health? Success is uphill." How, as leaders, can we help ourselves AND those we … Continue reading Uphill Hopes… Downhill Habits…
The past couple of weeks have been a whirlwind of learning. There has been a consistent topic along the way... funny how that works... World Changer. When you were a child, you had dreams. We all did. We all wanted to do BIG things and change the world. Along the way, we get comfortable, we … Continue reading Be The Change!
As a leader, train yourself to never gripe about what you allow. Never complain about something you tolerate. You are the leader - lead to the desired result. - Craig Groeschel I love this quote! As a leader, how easy is it to get caught up in the notion that you cannot do or say … Continue reading YOU Are The Leader!