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What about your Summer?

Grinnell Lake
Grinnell Lake from the Grinnell Glacier Trail, 2019.

In the midst of Covid-19 lock down, there are several lifetime firsts, here’s the situation at home:

  • Cheryl home constantly (retired last month)
  • Chapin home constantly (college closed until Fall)
  • Literally unemployed until conferences resume
  • Rainy day fund is sufficient to sustain normal life
  • Mandatory home quarantine for 2 weeks, minimum

While a majority are scrambling, many frantically, with their business, that is not happening here at home.

It is, as stated yesterday, a childlike opportunity.

  • Little responsibility
  • Ample time
  • Abundant creativity
  • No business pressure

Will this lead to something Magical?

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Professors vs practitioners

Mickey Mouse toy and jeff noel saying
Texted this to a CEO client yesterday. Additionally, it’s how i feel about gurus. i watch how gurus live their life, not what they preach.

Professors vs practitioners.

What’s the difference?

One makes a living off of theories.

One makes a living by doing the work, without any theories.

Be careful who you follow and listen to.

You should be the most positive person you know.

If you aren’t, chances are you are spending too much time with professors.

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Commence with the new life

Pixar UP movie slogan
At grocery store parking lot, a car window reflection and sticker.

Commence with the new life.

Wait, what?

Scary to think about on Halloween 2019, right?

Exciting to think about on New Years Eve 2019, right?

Scary and exciting are life-long companions.

When i retired on Halloween, it was super scary because i wasn’t retiring from work, just from the corporate world.

When i quit drinking on New Years Eve (not January 1st), it was exciting because i knew i could not fail on this, the third serious attempt to stop.

Told you that to ask you this, “Is your big goal for 2020 enough to remarkably scare and wonderfully excite you?”

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If you’re not a dreamer, i’m out

Disney Leadership Speakers
Disney’s Leadership paradigm shift architecture.
Disney Leadership Speakers
Performance Excellence was Judson Green’s vision that began in 1992 and rolled out to all leaders in 1994.

If your goal isn’t impossible, i’m not going to be able to help you.

i thrive on helping others do what they think is impossible.

Tell me your crazy dream.

Take as long as you need.

And be clear, concise (if possible), and compelling.

Why?

Because compelling and clarity feed organizational vibrancy.

You’ll lose your team if they aren’t compelled by the clarity of where you are heading.

And if you lose your team, this means you’ll also lose their teams.

And this repeats itself until it spreads contagiously to your frontline staff.

You’ll also lose me if you aren’t clear and compelling.

Make it so your team’s (and my) only reaction to what you’re saying is, “Wow, that’s incredible.”

 

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Why confidence is often misinterpreted

Self-improvement
Self-improvement is the path to confidence. Being a superior human being means being superior to your younger self, not others.

 

Why is confidence often misinterpreted?

A confident person carries something intangible yet recognizable.

It’s often called “it”.

People may remark, “I don’t know what it is, but she has it.”

Karma?

Vibe?

Aura?

And then introduce math to this thread.

Between introverts, extroverts, job function, experience, and so on, the radiance (or perception) projected will have a spectrum of intensities.

The outgoing public figure may seem arrogant.

The shy genius may seem inept.

Confidence.

Weirdly maddening.

 

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