We confess our desire to light up our worlds with our own abilities, smarts, and accomplishments. May we have the courage to revisit our associations with the word small. May we be willing to change our minds about it, to decide to fold ourselves into it rather than run fast away.
So often there are themes for my work day or week… much of the time that theme is social media. There are good and bad sides to it. Today there were frustrations between a parent and teenager trying to work out expectations and rules for managing their phone and social media.
It's a concept celebrated especially on holidays such as July 4th. Many of us live in a free country but are imprisoned by patterns of shame and fear that we hide from others. This holiday, we encourage you to take a moment to consider areas of your life where you don't live so freely.
Each day, we have a choice. We can hide, cover up, and fake it and be consumed with image management. But in doing so, we lose. We lose the opportunity to see our need for grace, forgiveness, and healing.
How many times have you seen businesses fall short on delivering and sustaining results? Research shows us that the failure is not usually the result of poor strategy; failure is usually the result of poor strategy execution.
Here is my thesis... Everything you do will take you closer to or further away from achieving your purpose. Success people focus on the things that matter and don't get distracted with the noise in their personal Journey to Success.
"I've already heard horror stories about comments made at graduation parties this year! OH, how we must all learn to watch comments meant for good. Please, please read this few thoughts before you show up to the next grad party! Congrats Class of 2018! Enjoy this moment.
April showers bring May flowers. It’s a cute nursery rhyme, but when we are caught umbrella less in the midst of a rainstorm, drenched to the bone, and with shelter nowhere in sight, thinking about clear skies in May brings little to no encouragement!