My beautiful massage therapist and yogi shared this with me. Sound easy or daunting? For me a combination of both - 6,7,8,9 & 11 YIKES not good!
A wise Cherokee Grandfather one night told his grandson a battle that goes on inside people. He said, “My Son, the battle is between two wolves inside us all. One, is negativity. It's anger, stress, fear, sadness, contempt, guilt, disgust, embarrassment, shame, and hate. The other is Positivity. It's joy, gratitude, serenity, interest, hope, pride, inspiration, amusement, awe, and above all...love.
The grandson asked, “Who wins the battle Grandfather?”
He replied, "The one you feed."
Society values and demands achievement. No matter what role you serve in your organization, this underlying demand can be exhausting -- or, exciting and exhilarating.
When an organization establishes high standards for how everyone behaves, performs, and contributes to success, the act of setting those standards doesn't magically transform the behaviors and actions of everyone. After these are set, there needs to be a persistent effort to bring and keep these standards alive.
Some of you are a couple months in to the 2017 Leadership Challenge and on your way to positive, proactive, results-oriented leadership. Kudos for your commitment! Some of you may just be learning of this challenge for the first time -- welcome -- it's not too late to participate. Our mantra: Just Start!
Businesses love to host "customer appreciation days." This type of event for many businesses is a special event meant to bring a high volume of customers to the business (....of course, these are most often associated with sales events with discounted prices or special deals of some sort).