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Gratitude

What do you do with a bad shot?

A few days ago I played golf with a group of friends.  On the first tee one of my friends hit a very poor drive. As she walked off the tee box, I heard her say, “It’s okay.  It is a beautiful day and I’m here with friends enjoying the outdoors.  I will do better next time.”

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Beauty

Where is your focus?

As a young girl, attending summer camp, we sang a song with the following lyrics:  It’s a poor man who can’t see the beauty in the sun and the wind and the rain.  And it’s a sad man who can love his neighbor and always finds cause to complain. 

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Workplace

Beware the story.

As humans we like stories.   Stories help us make sense of the world and share our understanding with others. The problem is sometimes the story we tell ourselves is not true and when we repeat it to others it can cause problems.

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Workplace

Relationships make us or break us

In his book The 100/0 Principle: The Great Secret of Relationships Al Ritter wrote – relationships surround us, confound us and sometimes lead to our defeat.  Interesting, isn’t it.  Unless you are a hermit, you interact with people every day and often those interactions, those relationships can make or break our day. 

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Little things make a difference
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It is the little things that make a difference.

In working with one of my clients his goal is to be more purposeful in his interactions with his team. He told me he has come to realize that scheduling time to check in with the people he leads has made a difference in how effectively they work together.

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