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Here’s why success does NOT start with the end in mind. Which motivates you more… being told what you’re great at… or being told what you suck at? Would you rather hear about your strengths, or your weaknesses? Which is more useful to you in successfully navigating your way to your dreams and aspirations? In […]
When eventprofs and meetingprofs look up “motivational speakers,” what are they really looking for? This is from a meeting planner who recently found and hired me… “We just looked up ‘Motivational Speakers,’ and there you were!” What if “There you are!” isn’t enough? What are you really looking for? It’s just two things, and they’re […]
Basics keep you alive. Whether facing 60-mile-an-hour winds on a glacier-encrusted mountain, or driving a car at night in the road spray of a Seattle rainstorm while passing a semi, or watching your organization’s spreadsheet and cash flow take a nosedive when a competitor under-prices you in a commodity market… knowing what the basics are, […]
Typical question: Do you see the glass as half full or half empty? This categorizes you as either optimist or pessimist, as positive or negative. Why are you even answering that question with one or the other? If you’re really going to navigate through the complexities of life, why limit yourself to those two options? […]
The purpose of Memorial Day is to remember. But what’s the purpose of remembering? To give honor to brave people. To learn lessons from history, the good, bad and ugly of it all. To respect those who paid the ultimate cost with their blood When you pause to remember, though, it’s not just to keep […]
The Power of Positive Thinking only works when the positive thinking is based in reality. When you’re told your life is full of rainbows and unicorns, but you’re really headed for disaster, you need someone to just plain tell you the truth… _________________ The emperor hung on to the window railing for balance inside his […]
Which motivates you more… being told what you’re great at… or being told what you suck at? Would you rather hear about your strengths, or your weaknesses? Which is more useful to you in navigating your way to your dreams and aspirations? Bill Stainton’s post this morning is an excellent reminder of how to keep […]