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July 2020

Success Thought of the Day – 7/31/20

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To lose weight, you create a calorie deficiency. If you consult your doctor, while they will advocate exercise, they will quickly tell you that you cannot “out-exercise” a poor diet with high caloric intake.

The same is true in reaching your goals. More activity alone will not provide the results. Reduce distraction intake, which will increase your on what matters.

Caring For Yourself And Others As A Leader

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The first half of 2020 has been a ride that none of us could have anticipated. As Covid-19 struck, took hold, changing the way we live and work, the tragic death of George Floyd signaled an outcry, recalling a series of recent events, declared a racism pandemic by the American Psychological Association. The need for self-care could not be more critical.

Success Thought of the Day – 7/29/20

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I once heard a person say that “everyone loves change so long as they drive the change, and in this instance, I am driving the change, so many won’t like it.” As with many things, it depends; adaptability is critical for us as well. [read more …]

Begin this week by carefully considering your options and choosing actions that will garner progress.

Success Thought of the Day – 7/27/20

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Consider our habits when we play board games.  We roll the dice, and let’s say we get a “9.”  We then tend to consider our options, try to think through a few rounds ahead, before we take our nine paces.  All in the effort to win a fictitious reward.  How much more should we do so in the activities of our careers and life?

Begin this week by carefully considering your options and choosing actions that will garner progress.

Success Thought of the Day – 7/23/20

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Roles and positions with granted authority are needed and have utility, but the allure can be misleading.  Even authority granted, must be leveled up to earned respect.  Further, to truly make an enduring impact, one must shift focus to serving and influencing leaders, creating bonds that live beyond the season of that role.

Success Thought of the Day – 7/22/20

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Daily, we make decisions that run the gamut from the seemingly unimportant to the life-altering. In reality, each time we make a choice, we add an element to our life’s tapestry. Visualize the reflecting principles you want to see in that beautiful fabric and let those guide you.

Success Thought of the Day – 7/20/20

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The focused pursuit of a goal is a good thing.  However, zooming out periodically allows you to check progress, assess new information, survey the evolving landscape, and assimilate.  With that, you can determine what, if anything, you need to do differently as you re-engage in the pursuit.

Success Thought of the Day – 7/17/20

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Purpose, goals, and even clear priorities alone won’t move the mountains in front of you. Those are the aiming mechanisms. The action that follows creates progress.

Success Thought of the Day – 7/15/20

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Build quality relationships with people whom you have something in common.  “Something in common” doesn’t mean you will agree on everything, nor should you.  It is the exchange of ideas and the element of “iron sharpens iron” that proves out the quality of the relationship. [Read more…]

Success Thought of the Day – 7/13/20

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As we enter the second full week of July, midway through the year, you may not be ready to even think about having your mid-your performance appraisal nor writing a self-assessment.

However, try to reframe this as telling your story.  As a fan of keeping things simple, here are five steps (FAVOR) to help you prepare. [Read more…]

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