Multiply Your Power of One

Multiply Your Power of One

In Orchestrating Attitude, I discuss that all changes, whether it’s a change you initiate at work or a worldwide initiative to end poverty, start with one – one person, one thought, one word, one action.  Contrary to the lyrics from a classic rock song, one is not the loneliest number.  It’s the most important number!  …

3 Words to Change the World

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Although it’s an ambitious goal to change the world, we often underestimate our singular power to change the world of those around us. We don’t have to be a billionaire giving away cars or houses to positively change someone’s world. We each have that same power. We don’t even have to do anything!  We only have…

Self-leadership

Leadership is an inside job.  It starts with self.  Self-leadership is the awareness and intentional use of your thoughts, words and actions to be your best and get the best others.  You must be your best before you can get the best from your team.  As a simple formula it looks like:  Think + Say…

4 M’s of Wellbeing

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Your personal and your team's wellbeing are a priority if you want to lead a healthy business.  Amongst the flurry of suggestions, we have cut through the clutter to offer these 4 M's of wellbeing with actionable steps for each. Meaningful engagement Stay connected. We are wired to belong.  Find your community (even if virtual): neighborhood, church,…

Who am I?

This poem titled “Who am I?,” by an unknown author, serves as a poignant reminder as we make resolutions.  I am your constant companion. I am your greatest helper or heaviest burden. I will push you onward or drag you down to failure. I am completely at your command. Half of the things you do you…

A BIG Lesson from a Little One

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I learned about the theory of goal setting in school and like many of us, learned about the mechanics of goal setting on the job. When my middle daughter, Grace, was seven years old I surprisingly experienced first-hand the power of thinking big. It came at the hands of someone quite small. Grace loved to play catch with Dad.…

What Your Kids Are Thinking (but may not tell you)

If your kids could share their secrets with you, they would be... Keep Things in Perspective Accept Us Be Real Talk with Us Create Connections Be Consistent Expect the Best Encourage Us Spread Gratitude Take Care of Yourself Be Present Live What You Teach This is exactly what our three kids have told us. Please Listen…

Two Words to Motivate

How do I motivate my team, my kids, my spouse, my anyone? It’s an age-old question with a myriad of different answers... too many to even summarize here. So, in our information overloaded world, let me boil it down to this. If you want to motivate, then appreciate.  We do more for those who appreciate us.…