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Success Thought of the Day – 1/17/22

His brilliance and tenacity will never be forgotten. #mlk #servingothers 🙏🏾

Success Thought of the Day – 1/13/22

The plots are similar in so many movies. A group of up-and-coming heroes takes off to save the village, breaking through barriers on their way to the villain’s castle. They have momentum until they face a magical lock. Several try to open it, but no luck. Then the one with the gift emerges, opening the lock and saving the day.

In your movie, you have that unique gift to open the locks in front of you. Use it!

Success Thought of the Day – 1/12/22

Like the last few reps in an exercising set, those moments producing the greatest gains often feel unendurable.  

Those moments can produce stress, the fear of failure, and even despair.  But you can endure.  Focus on what awaits you on the other side.

Success Thought of the Day – 1/11/22

Every time you use your voice, you have the opportunity to create progressive dialogue. Be intentional.

Success Thought of the Day – 1/10/22

As someone with endless ideas and who readily helps others, I understand the challenge of protecting the “to do” list.

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Success Thought of the Day – 1/6/22

As you focus on your personal growth, opportunities show up along the way, allowing you to put that growth to use.  Often, this happens when you might not believe you’re ready.  

Keep growing and trust yourself.

Success Thought of the Day – 1/4/22

There is no magic associated with the start of the new year outside of the energy it creates around closing one chapter and starting a new one.

Don’t worry if you don’t have your buttoned-up 2022 goals ready just yet. Keep pressing forward; you will get there.

Success Thought of the Day – 1/3/22

Leadership is a difference-maker in every aspect of life. Leadership transcends problems, creates “best practices,” and invents what becomes cultural norms. However, you must have clarity; otherwise, you might just be moving in the wrong direction. [Read more in the post]

Success Thought of the Day – 12/21/21

Filter what you receive against the core of what you believe. Invest time to mine in service of your grind.

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Success Thought of the Day – 12/20/21

Several years ago, I held an offsite for my leadership team during a challenging time. We were a newer division within the company with huge goals, and things were not taking off as planned.

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Success Thought of the Day – 12/15/21

Black Ice is an Internationally acclaimed Emmy, Tony & Peabody award-winning poet/creative writer. More importantly, he is a childhood friend.

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Success Thought of the Day – 12/14/21

I can admit there were times I just wanted to “get through it” and get to the “next thing.” I now appreciate the time in each and everything.

A shift from wanting to “get through it” to a desire to learn from it can be meaningful, and increase that recall value. The cumulative effect on your journey cannot be overstated.

Success Thought of the Day – 12/13/21

It has been said the greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing people that he doesn’t exist. I would argue the second greatest trick is implanting the belief that you cannot change the world. You give up that special part of you the moment you believe that.

Please don’t fall for it. You matter!

Success Thought of the Day – 12/10/21

We have always needed to invest time to build great relationships.   Proximity made it more convenient.  However, it also led us to assume that we had done the work when perhaps we had not.

The future of work means we must be intentional if we want those relationships.

Success Thought of the Day – 12/7/21

Some things are with you for a reason and a season.  Be thankful for it and continue to move forward. 

As you plan for the New Year and next stages, in addition to your “to-do” list, be sure to create your “release list.”

Success Thought of the Day – 12/6/21

Make clear for others who you are, what you bring to the table, and where you are going. Doing so removes the room for misguided applications of generalities and misunderstandings.

Branding begins with clarity.

Success Thought of the Day – 12/2/21

Beginning new things is fun and exciting. Ending things, not so much. Reframe it as a transition to another “new.”

Success Thought of the Day – 12/1/21

Continue to honor the internal voice that tells you it is time to grow forward. [Read more in the post]