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
Towards the end of 2017, I had the urge to write. I was not sure what to write, or where this effort would lead me, but I decided to manifest this urge in the form of a blog. First Blog Post: https://myski143.com/2018/03/07/in-the-beginning/ I made a personal commitment not to force anything and just write whenever … Continue reading Year in Review: Top 5 Blog Posts of 2018
With a new year just around the corner and just coming off a week of thanksgiving, it is a great time to start reflecting on this past year and contemplating what you want to accomplish in the coming year. Getting Started Reflecting on the past year is always a good place to start. I encourage … Continue reading Goals
Trust is the firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something. Trust in action is when I believe in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of. I have operated most of my life under the "trust until given a reason not to" frame of thinking. I know others who are … Continue reading Trust
This past weekend, I had the opportunity to attend a retreat. This was the first time I had ever experienced anything like this. It was extremely impactful, affirming and inspiring. Over the weekend, we sang a lot of songs. There was one in particular that we sang probably a half dozen times, and it allowed … Continue reading reckless
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
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!
My daughter bought me a gift this week that is a bunch of inspirational cards that are intended for you to pull one out each day as a way to kick the day off right. There are 3 that have impacted me this week that I wanted to share. "Acknowledging a mistake just means that … Continue reading Don’t Be Afraid To Be Amazing.