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Success Thought of the Day – 7/22/21

There is a tendency to focus on external things more than internal things.  If you want to grow as a leader, you must lead yourself and master the internal things.  There are five areas the I would submit as key to focus on.

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Success Thought of the Day – 7/20/21

There are far too many contributions not reaching the world because they are in the safe laboratories of our minds.

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Success Thought of the Day – 7/19/21

The opportunity to grow through lessons is plentiful on the road to whatever you want to accomplish.  Many of those lessons come gift-wrapped within the word “failure.”

Put fear in its proper place, overshadowed by your drive to fulfill your purpose.

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Success Thought of the Day – 7/16/21

It never feels like you have done enough. 

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Success Thought of the Day – 7/15/21

In one sense, we know that we must be flexible on our journeys as the road is never a straight line. We will continuously face alternate routes, challenges, and barriers.

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Success Thought of the Day – 7/14/21

What do I mean by help? They agitate you.

An agitator in a washing machine helps break down stains and loosen soils, aiding in the processes of making your clothes clean. Think of what a H.A.T.E.R.’s agitation might be doing to you—breaking down and stripping away the unnecessary.

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Success Thought of the Day – 7/13/21

Start your daily grind towards purpose with gratitude.  From that position, you’ll better appreciate that no one needs to fail for you to win.

Don’t hate, collaborate.  Learn from and work with others going where you want to go. 

Success Thought of the Day – 7/12/21

What is, once, was not. Let your creativity flow into solving what burdens you.

And do not be convinced someone else is solving for that burden unless you see it solved. Until then, it is a jump ball, dive for it.

Success Thought of the Day – 7/9/21

Use your ears and mouth in proportion, and begin by listening to yourself first. Let your internal truly guide what you seek on the external.

Success Thought of the Day – 7/8/21

First impressions are powerful as they can create a long-lasting identity recall for others. How you respond to challenges creates an impression as well. [Read More in the Post]

Success Thought of the Day – 7/7/21

Leadership takes work but can be simplified to three Big Ps. [Read More in the Post]

Success Thought of the Day – 7/6/21

We naturally want the solutions to our challenges. However, the most meaningful answers often lie within us. The internal work is typically more significant than the external find. [Read More in the Post]

Success Thought of the Day – 7/1/21

Share your stories now – do not wait until you reach the accomplishments you have planned ahead. Talk about the dash between “what was” and “what is.” What you have already done is instructive and helpful to many. Just share it.

To continue to help and be a blessing to others is what it’s about for me. And sure, who couldn’t use a new toy of some sort for their birthday, but my desires are few. 🙂

Success Thought of the Day – 6/30/21

As I countdown towards my fiftieth birthday, I have found this quote to be so befitting. We are blessed with faith, family, health, experiences, and much more. Considering where I began, I would have never expected it.

To continue to help and be a blessing to others is what it’s about for me. And sure, who couldn’t use a new toy of some sort for their birthday, but my desires are few. 🙂

Success Thought of the Day – 6/29/21

There are layers of cultural norms and expectations that become unconscious motivators and roadmaps for us.

Choose. Make it a priority to dig through those layers and unearth what you truly want.

Success Thought of the Day – 6/28/21

If you’ve ever heard the expression “it got caught up in committee,” it couldn’t be more true than with your vision.

Experiment and collaborate, but don’t get stuck trying to validate. Don’t expect others to “amen” what they may not be able to comprehend.

Success Thought of the Day – 6/24/21

The moments in leadership that I have most regretted were when I stood by when my gut told me that something was not right and I needed to act.

Conversely, the moments I am most proud of are those when I took risks. Going against the grain of popular opinion is not the goal; being true to yourself is the goal.