This week’s Tip by Steve Straus, on considering the impact I am having, resonated for me. Sometimes I forget or lose touch with this knowledge. And then, I am reminded – a prior client calls to say thank you. Or, I close my eyes and breathe and remember I chose the work I do for a reason and get back in touch with that feeling and knowing. Do you know the impact you are having?
When my clients are avoiding making a decision, I have them imagine the best result and the worst result of their decision. This process gets the issues on the table so they can be dealt with. Many times, they see that their indecision is only making things worse. This week’s Tip by Neil Ducoff provides additional thoughts on decision making for leaders.
Over my office desk is a bulletin board. Until Sunday, when I did a little decluttering, it was overflowing with quotes, ideas, recommendations, and lists. You get the picture. While cleaning, I found the quote, “Start to evaluate the images coming in and if they aren’t going to send you toward your dreams, reject them, because they control your results.” This is a great lead into this week’s Tip by Michael Neill about the impact of our thoughts.
I’m working to get all of my marketing messages the same in each place I show up. It’s not an easy task. See #4 below. This week’s Tip is a reminder of all of the places and ways we can reinforce our brand.
In last week’s Tip, I talked about the impact of a simple heartfelt salutation. This week’s Tip continues the theme of communication with the time saving tactic of being concise.
What would happen in our political campaigns if candidates lead with heartfelt salutations? Would it bring unity? This week’s Tip by Stephen Lundin and Bob Nelson shares the origins of this idea from the Ubuntu.
It can be difficult to maintain your cool in the middle of a confrontational conversation. This week’s Tip by Angie Morgan and Courtney Lynch reminds us of the benefit of putting your best manners forward.
How do you get creative? Get great ideas and inspirations? In this week’s Tip, I share some ways that work for me and my clients.
In this week’s Tip, Kathy Frank asks a great question: How do we sense, read or interpret the invisible, but powerful, forces that pummel us each day of our lives? The question reminded me to think about how each of us is a force through our actions, words, and thoughts.
I admit it, change is not easy for me. I like my routines and I like knowing what to expect. On the other hand, surprises are fun, and thinking about different topics and doing new things can be exhilarating. Perhaps I just need to reframe my thinking about what change means. This week’s Tip by Jeffrey Gitomer poses ways to consider thinking about change.